street photography

Missed Connections Create New Opportunities

When I started doing street photography, there were many times I thought I missed the shot. Whether the subject turned their head, another person got in the way, something covered their face at the last minute, I walked by to quickly, or whatever the circumstance was, I was intrigued by the "mistake" that occurred. They say (whoever "they" are) that when you take a photo of someone, you are taking a piece of their soul. The series turned into frames of missed connections between myself and the wandering souls around me.

Last week, I had the honor of showing this series, "MisFaced," at the Magoski Arts Colony in Fullerton, Ca. It was a night of beautiful new connections to the work and each other. To me, the viewing experience is just as important as the art hanging. The viewers then become the art...