Located at the corner of West 129th Street and Lenox Avenue is a small specialty coffee house that serves rich coffee, an assortment of pastries and bagels. The shop has a rustic feel: The entire floor is covered with dark mahogany-colored wooden planks. The brown tin ceiling adds to the space’s antiquated décor, but the photos on one sidewall represents a contrast to the coffee house’s old world theme.
The works are part of FutureSelf, an exhibit by Lauree Feldman, a photographer who holds a contract with Getty Images and has an office in Harlem. Feldman first began her career as a technical animation photographer and later made the transition to stock photography. Her journey to Asia eventually led to her production of “Eye on Asia,” an exhibition of black and white silver bromide prints that chronicle her travels.
Her images stir emotions from her viewers and the minute we saw them displayed at Lenox Coffee, we knew we had to speak with her. Check out her incredible story as a photographer and how she uses her lens to view the world… Read More