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Photo Adventure with LupePhoto – Part 1

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I may live in Austin but my heart will always love Houston. The city bursts with diversity and dreamers cultivating a modern-day renaissance driven by millennials. Parking garages and abandon buildings provide gateways to hidden views locals never knew they had. Earlier this year, I had the honor of meeting LupePhoto, an IG visionary whose angles, lighting, and subjects captivated […]

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Photo Adventure with Photo.Jay

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Walt Whitman once said, “STRANGER! if you, passing, meet me, and desire to speak to me, why should you not speak to me? And why should I not speak to you?” Social media has transformed a world of strangers into a community of creatives sharing a platform of self-expression. News feeds and social media streams have become art galleries […]

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HOPE Outdoor Gallery

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Only a few years ago, HOPE Outdoor Gallery (HOG) was nonexistent. Deteriorating concrete slabs, remnants of condemned condos, topped the Castle Hill property overlooking Lamar. Visionaries and the generosity of property owners transformed the 1.25 acre lot into a creative wonderland. The Austin Chronicle put it best describing HOG as “a local treasure, an open secret, and a destination […]