PechaKucha Presentation

Queen of Staircases

PRESENTED ON APR 18, 2015
IN NEW BERN @ VOL 1

"I've always liked stairs but these were the ones that turned it into an obsession."

In Queen of Staircases, from PechaKucha Night New BernVol. 1Beth Ellis shares her self-professed obsession with staircases. From the residence of royalty to nondescript public buidling, Ellis ventures into all kinds of locations, occasionally guerrilla ninja style ("Im not sure if they're technically open to the public but I followed a city employee off the elevator very quietly.") in search of architecturally grand stair cases all over the world. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 12, 2015.

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Hipster Photos

BY CARLOS SANDOVAL GONZÁLEZ
@ VOL 4 ON JUN 28, 2014

Carlos González - exciting, fresh, smart.. architect? photographer? For sure it is easier to find adjectives than nouns to describe this man. Carlos tells many hilarious stories. This time a scientific introduction to his manual on HOW TO MAKE HIPSTER PHOTOS!

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Flying Photos

BY BRIAN OXFORD
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 20, 2015

Recently photography has been stepping into uncharted territory of skyhigh drone photography. Brian Oxford discusses his new passion and business of drone shots, the legal challenges he has had to overcome and the potential future of this new technology while showing his photos of Western Maryland and surrounding areas. 

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The Audacity of Tokyo in Photos

BY SCOTT POPULAR
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

Pro Wrestler and photo enthusiast, Scott Popular, donned a luchador tiger mask for this entertaining presentation. Using black and white photos, he enthusiastically shared with us his unique perspective and love for all aspects Tokyo life; the new and the old and "the audacity of it all." 

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MPACK Photography

BY RON YEARWOOD
@ VOL 16 ON JUL 22, 2015

Ron  Yearwood share about events photography, headshots, and more.

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Street Photography

BY MICHAEL NOTT
@ VOL 16 ON JUL 22, 2015

Michael Nott shares photographs Lower Broadway area in Nashville, TN.

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Why I Hate My Old Photos

BY JAY JOHAR
IN BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

Get a friend who's as mad as you are about shooting photos, start with what (camera) you have and take pictures any time of the day, and you'll soon start hating your old photos, too.  Which is a good sign.  Two-time PKN presenter Jay Johar tells you why.

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Magic of Google Photos

BY AHROR KOSIMOV
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 27, 2017

Ahror Kosimov shares his passion for photography and how his experince using Google Photos brought him closer to the world around him.

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So, Why Staircases?

BY JAMES BLOOMFIELD
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Documentary photographer James Bloomfield, shares a selection of his images that capture less celebrated architectural features on the seafront between Jerwood Gallery, Hastings and the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea.

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A Crazy-Short Introduction to Spiral Dynamics

BY MARY BETH SPEER
@ VOL 8 ON AUG 17, 2017

Spiral Dynamics offers a framework to help us understand, recognize and respect the perspectives and value systems at our own level, as well as at others’ levels. Mary Beth Speer discovered Spiral Dynamics a few years ago and has studied it ever since. She believes that even a basic grasp of Spiral Dynamics provides a framework for understanding the dynamic forces at work in human affairs.