Captured by Beth
You make my shutter go CLICK!
Beth Brown is an urban portrait & fashion photographer as well as a behind the scenes documentary photographer for film. She is also the founder of The Big Black Book NYC, a social media directory of small business owners in the NYC area. A native of Sidney, NY, Beth is currently residing in Brooklyn which was the inspiration for her street photography & poetry book Brooklyn.
In 2017 Beth was one of 10 female NYC artists chosen to be a part of Save Art Space’s exhibition & public art installation entitled The Future is Female. In 2014 she was a Top 5 finalist for NAWBO’s Small Business Week video contest No Small Thing. Beth received an Award of Merit for the 2013 CAA Regional Juried Art Exhibition. She was a Guest Artist at the Smithy Pioneer Gallery in Cooperstown, NY 2012-2014. The Brooklyn Tabernacle’s 2012 mission ministry trip to the Dominican Republic was documented by her photos. Her clients include film production companies, music & film talent, published authors, non-profit organizations, an international cake boutique & private collectors of fine art.
Her photography has been presented in: The Future is Female, the Brooklyn Public Library, the Elijah Thomas gallery at the Delaware County Historical Association, the Mariea Brown & Raymond Loft Galleries by the Chenango Arts Council Norwich, The Wilber Mansion by the Community Arts Network of Oneonta, & the Sidney Memorial Public Library.
“I believe all things in life should be done with love. Every time I click the shutter on my camera, I’m doing something I love because for me photography is my passion & creative gift from God. They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I love finding the unique beauty of my subject & capturing it in a way other people haven’t seen before. My desire is for Oscar (my camera) & I to be able to go anywhere together. Therefore having versatility as a photographer is key for me. As an artist I create compositions, but creating is no fun if there is no one to work with. My absolute favorite part of the creative process is making connections & bringing people together. These are a few things that inspire my work as a photographer.”