Graffiti is a movement that can be traced back to New York in the 1970’s. It was named after the spray-can vandalism common in most cities in the world but most associated with the New York subway system.
Now more widely accepted and sought after there is nothing more rewarding than seeking out and finding new pieces that appear on an almost daily basis in our cities.
Urban exploration (often shortened as Urbex or UE is the exploration of man-made structures, usually abandoned ruins or not usually seen components of the man-made environment.
This is where I cut my photography teeth, my weekends would be spent seeking out new locations to document and photograph or just see what lies behind their closed doors.
Hospitals, Military Bases, Schools, Churches Rooftops, Industrial Wastelands all had a magnetic draw that I could not repel.
Street photography, also sometimes called candid photography, is photography conducted for art or inquiry that features unmediated chance encounters and random incidents within a public place.
This genre of photography I am most uneasy with but want to push myself the furthest of all, putting myself out there into the public domain still scares me but can yield such amazing results.
A landscape is the visible features of an area of land, its land forms, and how they integrate with natural or man-made features. Or just something simply beautiful to look at.