Author: Aubra Franklin

Imbuing an image with wonder and curiosity

Aubra Franklin is a photographer based in San Antonio, Texas. His passion for photography began as an architecture student. Throughout his architectural education and career, he had the fortune to travel to many cities throughout the United States photographing iconic and significant cities and buildings. In 2009 he picked up his camera again and quickly realized this would be a rekindled passion that would fill a much-desired healthy creative outlet. Tell us a little about yourself and your journey into fine art photography? My photographic journey began as an architecture student, photographing iconic structures. I found myself capturing Frank Lloyd Wright’s Falling Water in the morning stillness, drawn to its lines surrounded by a fresh blanket of newly fallen snow. And, while at Hearst Castle, I sought to photograph the mansions white limestone facade against an intense cobalt blue sky. Photography for me is about capturing a mood, a feeling. It’s not about showing the viewer something they can already see, but instead about sharing my understanding of the layers, light and shadow, tone, texture …