So after sitting on these photos for almost a year I've finally completed the photoset. My subject for this shoot is the Uber talented Jasmine Nichole I've known her for about 3 or 4 years now and somehow we have never managed to shoot together. So last year while she was in town for AfroPunk we finally teamed up.
Do The Right Thing Way, became official back in July of 2015 and is the official location for Spike Lee's annual Block Party! Spike makes it a point to return to the very location where he filmed the thought-provoking story some 30 years ago. DTRT like so many of Spike’s other films tells the story of the Brooklynites and the Greater Black Community.
This is a shot from when I first picked up photography. I used to run around the city or hours looking for anything interesting. I was mainly just trying to get as comfortable as possible with my camera so I would just snap away not really focusing too much on composition, I got lucky that day! (This photo is completely candid.) I believe the subject was trying to cross the street and I just happened to be in the right spot.
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During our visit to Staten Island College not only did Legendary Cyphers showed off their Lyrical prowess but explained to the students how a cypher was and still is the original social medium for communities.
Taken May 29, 2017.
B.A.M. Dance Africa Street Festival, Brooklyn, NY
I've literally sat on this photo for a year before deciding on the best way to edit it.
This week has been pretty eventful! I linked up twice with #LegendaryCyphers. In addition to the weekly cypher (which is in its second week, I accompanied the team for there performance at the OKAY SPACE in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Last night I tested out some new gear...