The Art of the Personal Project: Scott Lowden

As the Dog Days of Summer were winding down we took a little hiatus with posting content to the blog. But now that Labor Day has come and gone and most working professionals are back in the swing of things we’re ramping up our social media presence and hope we’ll bring you interviews, information trends and tie-bits that you’ll enjoy.

First up is another edition of “The Art of the Personal Project” with Yodelist contributor Suzanne Sease. Suzanne and photographer Scott Lowden discuss his series of photos depicting an abandoned building located off a Pennsylvania highway. Says Scott:

“Once I decided I needed to shoot (here) I tapped a great local resource…my nieces and nephew. Imagining their differing personalities and being forced to spend a long afternoon shooting, Lord of the Flies, the novel by William Golding, immediately came to mind… of course only loosely. I wanted to focus on children exploring desolate space, but with a more lifestyle and upbeat lens.”

The story he decided to tell is quite different from what one would expect and is definitely worth checking out below.

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More images and the full interview can be viewed at aPhotoEditor’s website:

The Art of the Personal Project: Scott Lowden

About Scott Lowden

Scott is a compulsive photographer who carries his camera everywhere. An avid team player, he consults both sides of his brain to bring concepts to life. An award winning photographer with over 20 years of experience, he’s been shooting for some of the biggest brands including Bose, Kodak, Coca-Cola, Delta, and AFLAC, just to name a few. He spent the first part of his career specializing in still life, a few years directing for TV and creating some festival worthy short films, and has been concentrating on lifestyle photography for the past 10 years or so. Shooting worldwide, he currently calls Atlanta home with his wife and Sophie the dog.

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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