Lots of people think that owning a fancy camera makes them a photographer, but that’s not the  case. Photography is an art form.  They say “I could totally take that” or “How hard could it be?”  Photographers know that a lot more work goes into mastering the craft of photography than most people realize.  Hours upon hours of editing, brainstorming ideas for poses or scenery, and making your work stand out from the rest are just a few aspects of photography that people don’t think much about.  To stand out as a photographer, you need dedication and patience.


Ziggy Mack is one of these dedicated artists. Through his business, Fomoloop Photography, Ziggy is able to capture any moment.  In addition to portraits and event photography, he works to capture scenes that represent the subcultures around us.  He’s captured moments of dance, athletics, and other performances that show a bit of what makes each of us unique.  Showing these subcultures increases our understanding of our neighbors, their talents, and their passions.

Hunt What Hunts You

In Memphis, there are two degrees of knowing someone.  This means that if you don’t know someone, someone that you know does, making Memphis a big little town. This makes networking less complex and makes it so that artists have the potential to reach more people.  According to Ziggy, Memphis is a training ground.  This goes for businessmen and women, artists, and every other effort that happens in our little town.

Ziggy has discovered his passion and has followed it ever since.  If you don’t follow through with your talents, in what direction does your soul go?  To keep that Memphis soul intact and thriving, each of us needs to support our neighbors.

Check out more of Ziggy’s work at brinelinephoto.

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