First off, I am NOT complaining about my journey, it is part of my story, and I learned from my journey as I hope you take away something from this too…. This is my actual story.
What do you do with a rainy day? I go out and drink coffee eat pastries and, shoot photos! Here is a sampling of photos from this morning, feeling alive and happy after this one! All in all a great rainy day!
I'm finally getting a real opportunity to plan shoots and to go out and shoot for me. Fog, rain, and the approaching hurricane "Florance" I remain excited to get out and shoot. It really has been a long time since I have had the opportunity to wander and take photos, I am starting tomorrow morning … Continue reading FINALLY, shooting for me!!!!
For the past 5 years, I have used little more than a camera and lens with the occasional tripod or flash and a computer. You can’t buy your way into this career, gear is needed but too much of it often gets in the way of the work. Having the money to buy only the … Continue reading Lots of equipment does ≠ A great Photographer
During the 5 year pause of my career, I made an average of 8,000 photographs per year versus while I was working professionally the previous years I was averaging 20,000 photographs a year. Out of all of those photos, you will only see my favorite shots on my sites totaling less than 100 images! This … Continue reading I had to shoot my way in…
Yes, I just "created" the verb "Pheonixing" meaning the act of rebirth, I know it doesn't work really but it is the sentiment I am trying to convey (not in reference to the Australian laws regarding company executives dodging bills from creditors). Since I am beginning anew like the proverbial Pheonix I think it is … Continue reading The Pheonixing… yea lets go with that.
Where have I been? During my break from full-time photography, I photographed events at U.S. Embassies on two continents, taught a dozen or so photography students and a class at a TEDx, worked with the Wounded Warriors on a trip in Costa Rica, traveled extensively, worked at two Embassies full time, and my wife and … Continue reading It’s official I’m starting back up!!!!
Shortly before leaving Pakistan I was asked by two former students to go on a photowalk of a model village in Islamabad called "Said Pur Village". I feel very fortunate for the time I got to spend that afternoon just strolling around getting lost in the winding paths wedged between the houses. Most visitors who go to Said … Continue reading My last photo walk in Islamabad Pakistan
This was truly one of the most amazing places on the planet. Wonderful people, culture and food! You have to get there. I would love to live there some day personally. Here are a few photos from our way too short trip. Unawatuna Beach / All images contained in this site are copyright of RA.Sullivan … Continue reading Sri Lanka
Below are a few photos from our time in France, Spain and Turkey. Still going through the 65GB I shot while on vacation. Hope to share some more soon. Street Musician on the Pont des Arts or Love Locks All images contained in this site are copyright of RA.Sullivan 2014. The Seine midday with graffiti All images … Continue reading Our Mega Fantastic European whirlwind.