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Stories by Krysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Published:Sunday | January 12, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Once you discover your why in life, there’s no turning back. For Derron Wright, finding ‘D Wright Focus’ was easy after unearthing his artistic side in photography. Creativity was the order of the day for Wright, who told Beyond the Lens that he...

Published:Sunday | January 5, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Creativity has always run through the veins of the multitalented artist, André Campbell. From the visuals of drawing and painting, to performing in speech and drama as well as playing musical instruments in the school band, he did it all while...

Published:Thursday | January 2, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

It’s the end of the decade and the start of an exciting era. What better way to celebrate the new year than with the satisfying indulgence of pizza and beer? Marrying the two to a happily ever after on your tastebuds is actually no stranger to many...

Published:Sunday | December 29, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

“My father took all the family photos throughout my young life and kept the prints and negatives under his bed in a huge box. We would bring it out to rummage through from time to time, but his camera stayed in his closet, probably because it was...

Published:Sunday | December 22, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

American novelist Truman Capote articulated, “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavour.” One entrepreneur who used failure as a stepping stone to success is photographer Ramesh Newell. Unlike many within his field, Newell’s dreams...

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

“Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby.” This euphoric sentiment expressed by Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist George Bernard Shaw is reflected in the beautiful images of Dwayne K. Smith Photography....

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Sorrel and rum. Sounds like a match made in heaven, right? Well, it is! "I'm surprised that it took so long for someone to think of this," were the words uttered by Chef extraordinaire, Shea Stewart, at the D...

Published:Monday | December 2, 2019 | 12:13 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Crowned in ackee, a tropical queen of seduction reigns, basking in the bliss of the sun and swaying banana trees. If you have ever visited the new Fontana Pharmacy on Waterloo Road, you might be familiar with this beautiful mural painted on the...

Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

American basketball player John Wooden once expressed, “The most important thing in the world is family and love.” Keeping the score at two points ahead of life by photographing endless possibilities, is Akeim Mosely. Mosely grew up in a big...

Published:Thursday | November 21, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Like most chefs, it has always been the dream of Noel Cunningham to write his own recipe book. He recalled the days while attending Edith Dalton James High School, when he would write down his favourite recipes from the first food and nutrition...

Published:Monday | November 18, 2019 | 12:22 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Once the words ‘long distance’ are uttered, couples (and singles alike) begin to share all the reasons why the concept will never work. Milton Wisdom and Candice Burkley are living, vibrant proof of just the opposite. The lovebirds cosied up on...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

I t’s not an easy road. That’s the cry of many who make the daring decision to embark on entrepreneurship. Experience certainly taught Kevario Bell, the wisdom he needed to thrive in the thrilling world of photography. The last child and only boy...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:16 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

“I don’t consider myself to be dancehall or hip hop or an Afro-dancer. I don’t want to be defined or boxed in. It’s movement. Connection of my mind, body and music. That’s my style, just movement. Music plays and my body moves.” Those were the...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:16 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

She has expressed disdain in the day’s proceedings and the clock hasn’t even struck midday as yet. Awful, right? Instead of solely seeking solutions for her issues (don’t get me wrong – it’s all well and good if you do) pull her heartstrings and...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:14 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Whether it is with a celebrity crush, one closer to home, a dear beloved or a complete stranger, you are probably familiar with engaging your subconscious in a sex dream at one point in your life. If you haven’t, then you’re missing out; keep...

Published:Sunday | November 3, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

When Portraiture photographer Renée Patrick decided to pursue a career in the image industry, she needed a name that would stand out and represent the real meaning behind her pictured mission. She ran with ‘What a Difference Fotographi’, which...

Published:Thursday | October 24, 2019 | 1:19 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Perched at 100 Hope Road, the restaurant, which opened its doors almost five years ago, has made a big name for itself, sporting one of the most popular casinos in the city. Aside from the gaming activities, 100 boasts not one, not two but three...

Published:Sunday | October 20, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Celebratory moments frozen to perfection. Pure joy personified. Bringing ‘wander’ into focus is the MoBay Jipsie, Alexandra Bullock-Parkin. Her photographic journey began in her pre-pubescent years. “I was about 12 when my mother gave me an...

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

“From I was younger, I heard the saying, ‘a picture tells a thousand words’, and I love how photos can be a story all by themselves. I love how taking a picture can immortalise an event, a person, or a situation. And I just love capturing beautiful...

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Imagine a world where you can purchase art and crafts at your fingertips. Sounds too incredible to be true, right? Well, believe it! Providing that shopping silver lining and revolutionising the way we access local entrepreneurs is The Art Cloud...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Aligning opulent sophistication with contemporary modern art. That’s the mantra of clothing brand VeeChic Designs. Outlook dives right into the new and exciting swimline with fashion designer Vanessa Alex. Fashion designer by passion and...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Portrait, landscape and wildlife. What once functioned as ‘natural’ hobbies for Dshawne Edwards progressed into a flourishing career as a photographer. He told Beyond The Lens recently that his curiosity within the field piqued after seeing...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

E xchanging of vows, a lustful kiss, the first dance, and a happily ever after. Creating moments and memories for that life-changing journey leading to one significant day is really amazing. Pair with that the ability to click, flash and capture...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Who would have thought helping out as an assistant on a shoot would pave the way for a thriving career in the field of photography? Leo Hudson sure didn’t. He actually wanted to become a mathematics teacher. But in a recent interview with Beyond...

Published:Thursday | September 5, 2019 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

The term dessert is synonymous with the succulent indulgence of guilty pleasure. But these days, with many jumping onboard the health train, the buzz around sweet treats has been refined and redefined as pastry that not only tastes good, but that...

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