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New photo exhibit inspired by 20th-century poem opens

The “For My People” exhibit can be experienced at the Fulton County Central Library through Nov. 19. By Allison Joyner At the beginning of the month, photography nonprofit Sistagraphy opened its fall exhibit, “For My People: A Photographical Interpretation.”  As a part of the Atlanta Celebrates Photograph Month, members of the all-women organization selected images […]

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Civil rights photographer releases second book of images from Jim Crow South

“A Civil Rights Journey,” by Dr. Doris Derby shows photographs of defining moments in American history and presents candid stills of Muhammad Ali, Alice Walker and Fannie Lou Hamer. By Allison Joyner Dr. Doris Derby’s latest book, “A Civil Rights Journey,” uses photographs from her time living in Mississippi from 1963 to 1972 to illustrate […]

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Investigating the Creative Process in Photography

Photo above by Fernando DecillisBy Kevin D. LilesI am continually fascinated with the creative process. How do artists get in the creative mood, priming themselves to do their best work? What tactics do they employ to get the desired work, time and time again? It’s questions like these that I find myself thinking about often.It’s […]