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George Elliot

Booth Number: 253

Photography
Birmingham, AL
www.GeorgebElliottPhotography.net

Artist Statement
Photography is a journey of people, places and things…all captured in one special moment by the photographer’s lens. It’s actually a journey of stories, and, just like a writer always has a pen and notepad with him, my camera goes wherever I do. I am a Birmingham, Alabama based photographer whose other careers have included being a public relations executive with

BellSouth and the Executive Director of the Nonprofit Resource Center of Alabama. As one who has always been enchanted by the ocean and the ambiance of small coastal towns I try to capture the beach time so many of us yearn for. Water always calls to me, too. Somewhere deep inside me the rhythm and sounds of water and waves sing a special song for me.

Vibrant colors are also a mainstay in my photographs. Newspaper photographers taught me much about composition and color. They also taught me to see the possibility of photographs where others might no, they developed my photographic eye, so to speak.

I am married with three children, one of whom, Amelia, died in 1995 at age 17. Often I take photographs of our world for her, because she didn’t have a chance to see all she should have. I share them because she would want you to see the beauty around us each day and tell you to take it all in.