Street Shots of Quincy in Atlanta

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I was just beginning my street photography adventure when I did a film course in Atlanta with the awesome Matt Clanton. Quincy was one of the people in my 6 day class and by the end of it we had hit it off pretty well. I asked if he wouldn't mind doing a shoot with me and he quickly agreed.

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I made sure he knew that I had never done a shoot like we were going to do and he, fortunately, had tons of experience with it and we had a great time.

And I need to point out . . . that beard!!! (swoon)

He is a total natural in front of the camera and brought SIX(!!) outfits with him. I chose a few different locations I thought would work in the Little Five Points neighborhood of Atlanta and Quincy and I just mulled around the streets for about two hours.

I learned a TON about working with a model by how calm and confident he was and how quick he was to embrace each new location. I wasn't sure how well the photos were coming out during the shoot but by the time I got home and took a look . . I was floored.

Thank you, Quincy! It was my pleasure and I'm looking forward to our next shoot in Charleston!!

 

 

 

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Erika Christie

Erika is a multimedia creator whose passion lies in Writing, Photography, and Filmmaking. Her early experiences in theatre gave her an intense understanding of how words, music, actors, visual artwork, and storylines work together to create unforgettable experiences.

Her work as a creative director sees her traveling between NYC, Washington DC, and Atlanta. Her background teaching story development and filmmaking inform heritability to shape and strategize content to create the strongest audience experiences.  

She has been working in the transmedia world since before it was even a word. And, more recently, she has been interviewing and cultivating information from leading artists in fields such as virtual and augmented reality, music in the digital age, content distribution, game development, and world building across platforms. 

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