Month: December 2020

Using personal projects to fuel commercial creativity

New York City native Keith Major’s love for photography and art began in his pre-teen years, when he attended after-school programs at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and Pratt Institute. He is inspired by beauty in nature, beauty in music and art, and beauty in the personalities of wonderful people. We asked Keith to tell us more about how he got his start, his inspiration and dreams, his shooting process, and the equipment he uses. Tell us a bit about yourself and how you got started in photography. I was always drawn to art and image-making in all mediums from painting to sculpture, from movies to performance art. My parents supported that interest by enrolling me in art programs, which, fortunately, was easy to do in NYC. I eventually found my way to photography, partly because I was a better photographer than craftsman or musician! The joy that you can bring to people by creating flattering images of them, and the joy that people get out of a visually stimulating photo that I have taken, …