Photography

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

Eudora Welty

Education for All | Photography

Education for All | Photography

Education for All Democratic societies presume educated citizens, that is to say, it presumes well-informed and critical people, both because it requires them to be able to determine their preferences and choose among different alternatives, and also because it is...
Blue Magnolia | Visual Art

Blue Magnolia | Visual Art

Blue Magnolia This is a manipulated photograph. After publishing three novels, I turned to making pictures seven years ago when I began to experience vision problems that prevented me from reading or writing except for very brief stretches. I fell in love with the...
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...