I think one of the most important things for any professional artist to do is to maintain personal projects. I’ve always got a few projects rumbling around in my head, but it wasn’t until I really thought about my personal life that I found a personal project that I wanted to commit to.
I love Fredericksburg. It’s a vibrant community, full of a most bizarre cross section of life. However, what most people know of Fredericksburg is either the Civil War Battlefields, or the commercial wastelands of Central Park. That’s not what this project is about.
That being said, I can’t really tell you what this project really is about yet, as it just started last night, while on a photowalk hosted by my good friend Geoff Greene. For the time being, I’m calling it ” The Other Fredericksburg,” because I’m not looking to put out a travel brochure, or a collection of historic doorknob photos. I’m looking for something a little more…real. If you’ve got suggestions, hit me up in the comments.