Amy: September Photographer of the Month

Interview by Avery Fields/
Photos by Amy

Amy, 24, of Atlanta, Georgia, is Bokeh Focus’ September Photographer of the Month. Amy’s photograph received the most votes in September. She previously won photographer of the week during the first week of September. 

We interviewed Amy to share her advice and experiences with the greater Bokeh Focus community. She reminds photographers to “Be you and only that.”

The photos in this story are Amy’s original images (© Amy).

What is the story behind the photos you’ve submitted?

Amy: Illuminated Taco Mac restaurant sign outside on the side of the restaurant. There is daylight and a tree in the background as well as other buildings
Neon signs are always a win.
September 2021
Photo: Amy

Amy: Me just being authentic and having fun going out and taking photos.

Do you have a specific theme or topic that is the focus of your photography?

Amy: Street and urban.

What have you gained/experienced while working with this topic?

Amy: Just go have fun and try new things.

Tell us something about yourself that most people wouldn’t notice about you.

Amy: I’m pretty goofy and not as serious as I look in portraits of me. 

What’s a piece of advice you would offer to other photographers to encourage their creativity?

Amy: Just go take pictures the way you want to and don’t feel like you have to fit into anyone else’s expectations of you and don’t compare. Everyone has different styles and tastes. Be you and only that. 

We at Bokeh Focus enjoy the impromptu urban aesthetic that Amy conveys within her photography. Managing to grasp her surroundings and emphasize its beauty is truly captivating. Her sense of individualism comes through with every capture. Thank you for sharing your work and words with the greater Bokeh Focus community, Amy. We hope you continue having fun on your journey as a photographer.

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