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About Graysonfoto

Of Jamaican heritage and Carribean origin, I am now currently in Atlanta, GA after moving from Plantation, FL. I started my professional photography career while I was in the military in Spain as side income doing weddings and portraiture. I opened my first studio ImageMakers with a local partner who had his own photo processing shop and passion for portraiture. After being reassigned for my tour of duty I continued freelancing until I left the service and returned to Spain. There I continued specifically weddings and portraiture. I entered a few local competitions and received awards for the images submitted. I have had the pleasure of working with Anthony Jordan, another photographer and Ebonie Mukasa of Cloak Inc. on the I Am Hero Anti-Sex trafficking project. I have also worked with Help-Portrait which is a global movement of photographers, hairstylists and makeup artists using their time, tools and expertise to give back to those in need. I continue to improve my craft taking courses with NYIP and pursuing a degree in Commerical Photography. I am a member of the Professional Photographers of America, PPA ID: 8245567 and working on certification. I enjoy capturing life. Freezing time and recollecting the events and memories that surround the instances captured. My goal in my images is to stir, to recollect moments in time that over time become lost or blurred in our minds, especially weddings or portraits while capturing the personality of the subject. For Fashion, I enjoy capturing reality while creating within an illusionary realm. We all love to dream but we also need to remain grounded. With each image, I hope to capture our humanity. Whether to recollect, to change, to give back, inspire, to teach, I hope to plant a seed that sparks an idea or vision reminding us of the beauty that surrounds us every day; once we free ourselves, our minds and remove the blinders that hinder us we will not only be awoken to see but live life as it happens. I intend on contributing my verse.

A girl in the City: Atlanta

Be on the lookout for the series, “A girl in the city” a showcase of our feature models. The visual story from a unique perspective of a rising exotic model. The details are forthcoming, sneak-peak to come. I met her … Continue reading

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Grayson Photography on the move …

It has been a while since my last posting with my series sensual woman. Grayson photography has moved. We are now located in Atlanta. There is a need and void I can fill. The fashion industry is up and coming, … Continue reading

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Sensual Woman pt. 1

It was a pleasure to work with model Stefani Miller to create a very seductive, vulnerable and sensual set of captures for my personal project entitled Sensual Woman. Striking up a conversation and getting to know a little about your model helps … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the season for new memories, joys, smiles hopes and possibilities, filled with love, laughter and cheer, precious the times, people we hold dear, This year I reflect on my blessings, choices made, in hope, I believe images captured for … Continue reading

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So you like a picture you re-posted on social media, cut out the watermark altered the picture…. it’s obvious you like the picture.. why not just ask the photog? Here is some info… if you didn’t know… COPYRIGHTS Images are … Continue reading

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Portrait Series

So in my quest to find specific persons who have strong distinct African Caribbean roots I ran across this young man. As this project continues looking for more subjects of all ages ..

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Global Cuba Fest 2015 presents Omar Sosa

Global Cuba Fest 2015 closed with a bang at the Miami Light Project with featured artist Omar Sosa who has received numerous accolades to include Latin Grammy nomination for Best Latin Jazz Album, Sentir. The stage was set to close Global … Continue reading

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Spring in the air

Every year it comes, Yet this year more attuned to the subtleties of the season, The silent beauty of nature, it’s comings and goings, It’s hues, vibrance, the rainbow of change, Each day, each moment unlike the last, Beautiful nonetheless, … Continue reading

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Overtown Music & Arts Festival 2014

“The Overtown Music & Arts Festival formerly named Overtown Rhythm & Arts Festival is being planned and implemented by Headliner Market Group (HMG), and the Southeast Overtown/Park West CRA along with volunteers and local leaders of the Overtown Community. This … Continue reading

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Defining the Male Self

There is always a struggle in defining oneself especially a man. Conquering the confines of society yet still proving to meet the basic definitions of societal stigma. Sometimes it takes a lifetime for others, for some it is clear no … Continue reading

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