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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Pavement Prophecy

I use my time behind the lens to share a perspective rooted in my life experiences. I treat photography as both a technical and an artistic endeavor, using light to translate the energy that I feel. In 'Pavement Prophecy' I present images that combine my love for portraiture and urban scenery to explore the diverse energy and soul of the streets. I use harsh sunlight and shadows to create tension in the imagery while relying on soft lighting to highlight the confidence of my subject. I work to create portraits that carry emotional depth, hoping to provoke viewers to empathize with the people they see in my work.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © John Marcus Mosby