Late one Austin evening…Uncategorized

by Kevin Ames on July 20, 2009 with Comments Off on Late one Austin evening… comments

I was in Austin, Texas recently as a presenter for Sigma Photo Corporation at a show by Precision Camera. After dinner I noticed this ashtray bucket on the porch of the restaurant. It was late in the evening. Patrons had …

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Forty years ago…Photographs: Location

by Kevin Ames on July 17, 2009 with Comments Off on Forty years ago… comments

Forty years ago yesterday a Saturn 5 rocket topped by the Apollo Eleven mission lifted off from Cape Kennedy (now it’s back to its original name Cape Canaveral.) I was in the summer before my senior year of high school. …

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Wonder wallPhotographs: Location

by Kevin Ames on July 16, 2009 with Comments Off on Wonder wall comments

Like a lot of photographers I love black & white images. I explore color photographs in Photoshop and often convert them to monotone. There are so many different ways to convert full color into b&w that oftentimes I’ll spend an …

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CabbagetownPhotographs: Location

by Kevin Ames on July 15, 2009 with Comments Off on Cabbagetown comments

This photograph was made during a walk through Atlanta’s Cabbagetown neighborhood. It’s an eclectic neighborhood that offers many great visual possibilities. This scene is just around the corner from Carroll Street, location of several good restaurants including the Carroll Street …

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Atlanta under threatening skiesPhotographs: Location

by Kevin Ames on July 13, 2009 with Comments Off on Atlanta under threatening skies comments

Sometimes the best photographs are made at the most unexpected times. It was late one Sunday afternoon on the Jackson Street bridge. It’s a favorite spot for shooting the city. I was making Atlanta skyline photographs. The clouds rolled in …

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