Soulcaptor has derived from the belief among many ancient cultures that a photo or video captures the soul of the individual.

As a photographer who has been allowed the fortunate position of capturing the split second in time of ones soul has defiantly become a great honor. So as it is sometimes customary to take extra photos to give back to the individual therefore returning their soul back to them, I share them here.

If that little tidbit in cultural beliefs didn’t get your attention then how about this? I love the challenge of trying to capture action and freezing it in time, therefore I have these ongoing projects in photography, video and web design that currently involves Roller Derby, Skateboarding, Motorcycles, Yoga or anything that involves motion. I also dig on people and things that are broken, battered and bruised but never beaten held together by duct tape, bungee cords, wire ties and band-aids. Sprinkle in a little rust for color and we are set…

I enjoy working in the background, lacking the commitment it takes to be a wedding photographer the enthusiasm to be a portrait photographer and the patience to be a landscape photographer. On a personal level with my own photography, I don’t find much challenge in taking photos of any subject in static positions under preset lighting. I thrive off of the dynamics of various sports.

Ok back to the soulcaptor thing. Since I do claim to be part Choctaw, I can say that I have always loved the imaginative thought process behind those very ancient beliefs that I speak of .  Does my tribe in particular believe a photo or video captures the soul? well honestly I don’t know.

Do I believe they captures the soul…

Of course I do…. don’t you??


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