Photography

“A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.”

Eudora Welty

Joy | Photography

Joy | Photography

Joy Taken in the northern suburbs of Atlanta, GA, this portrait uses a wide-open aperture to remove the one branch and the subject from the rest of the forest. To me, this photographic isolation represents an experience of growing up in the South as a person of color...
Entrapment | Photography

Entrapment | Photography

Entrapment Morgan Stephenson’s current body of work focuses on the relationship with her paternal grandmother and its continuance after her death. She reexamines memories and emotions through archival imagery, familial heirlooms and storytelling from a personal...
Discarded | Photography

Discarded | Photography

Discarded This photo is a part of my photo series, Aftermath. Aftermath focuses on the damage and destruction caused to the North Carolina coast following Hurricane Florence. Low income communities are having an even harder time recovering. (Click on the image for a...
Girl With Camera, No. 25 | Photography

Girl With Camera, No. 25 | Photography

Girl With Camera, No. 25 When I hold my camera, I hold my world as a creator of stories and dreams. Once, only men were allowed to create. I’m hyper-aware of past (and current) constraints, but I don’t care. I create anyway. As a native Virginian, I have...
Red Room | Photography

Red Room | Photography

Red Room Grosse Isle, Quebec, Canada Modern visitors to Grosse Isle, a former quarantine island turned state park, can see the red room, where patients with smallpox were held in the belief that less exposure to sunlight would increase survival rates and decrease...
Old Truck and Good Dogs | Photography

Old Truck and Good Dogs | Photography

Old Truck and Good Dogs This was taken in a large Southern city. A city where good people, with well-pampered pets at home, cringe at the site of dogs riding in the rear of a pickup truck. I may have become of those people, but THIS truck and THESE dogs brought back...

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