About the Author

Atiya Walker Dykes
Blurbarian Since April 2014
Name Atiya Walker Dykes
My Web Site atiyawalkerdykes.wordpress.com
Location Philadelphia, PA, US
Gender Female
My Occupation Street Photographer, Photojournalist, Event Photographer
My Bio Atiya has been a photographer for almost 10 years. She photographs everything from food, to events, to fashion, and all in between. Her first love however is capturing the candidness of the streets, drawing from influences such as Gordon Parks, Henri Cartier Bresson, & Barry Winogrand. Her first book, Street Photography: Vol. 1 captures people and places around Philadelphia in classical fashion, showcasing Black & White and color photographs. Aside from being a wife, and mother Atiya also operates her own blog, The Social Arena, which showcases photos from events, nightlife, and other happenings around Philadelphia.