The Art of the Personal Project: Mark Scott

Photographer Mark Scott discussed with Suzanne Sease what inspired him to shoot his project based on LA’s Melrose Avenue and create DopeMelrose.com.

Says Mark, “My first studio was on Melrose, right in the heart of the Melrose District. Melrose, which isn’t far from my home, is a magnet for creative people from all over the world…what I’ve always loved about Melrose are those people who do make bold personal statements with the way they look and dress. And combined with the creative street artists there’s always opportunity for pictures. That’s a good match for a social media project. There’s a great energy from street shooting, and I wanted to revisit Melrose as a project to share on social media.”

mark_scott_photo2-650x962 mark_scott_photo6-650x702 mark_scott_photo8-650x433 mark_scott_photo11-650x606 mark_scott_photo15-650x394More images and the full interview can be viewed at aPhotoEditor’s website:

The Art of the Personal Project: Mark Scott

About Mark Scott

Mark Scott is a lifestyle photographer based in Los Angeles.  He specializes lifestyle, portraiture, sports and reportage. You can see his work at http://www.markscottphoto.com

About Suzanne Sease

APE contributor Suzanne Sease currently works as a consultant for photographers and illustrators around the world. She has been involved in the photography and illustration industry since the mid 80s, after establishing the art buying department at The Martin Agency then working for Kaplan-Thaler, Capital One, Best Buy and numerous smaller agencies and companies. She has a new Twitter feed with helpful marketing information believing that marketing should be driven by a brand and not specialty. Follow her on twitter at SuzanneSease.

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