Security guards capture T.J. in the act of photography at a parking garage in Philadelphia and summarily kick him out -- but not for the reason one might assume.
This is a tale about making a conscious effort to avoid stereotyping white people in the objective to eliminate systemic racism.
T.J. reckons with the reality of racism and discrimination in his day-to-day routines as a professional photographer.
"Satirical Tales of a Moody Photographer" (or "S.T.O.M.P.") is a new series for La Vue Atypique which shares amusing (and sometimes enlightening) anecdotes from my career as a professional photographer.
"Black Lives Matter" signage is appearing all over the City of Seattle. Question: "Why is the movement suddenly resonating with everybody *this time*?"
When America and the world look back at the Year 2020 a year from now, or a decade from now, we may collectively wonder how we persevered. In the first five months of this year, we have all suffered from a pandemic that is still very much on the forefront of our daily realities, regardless... Continue Reading →
Downtown Seattle, Waterfront & Alaskan Way Viaduct If you’ve been a resident of Seattle for a few years, then you’re probably very familiar with how much the city has evolved between your earliest memory and most recent recollection. The central business district of Seattle has expanded outwards and upwards, with dozens of new cranes surrounding... Continue Reading →