open photo shoot, press

Over 300 Beautiful Atlanta Faces Photographed

BEAUTIFUL IN EVERY SHADE ™ brought its signature Open Photo Shoot to art|DBF, the art and culture showcase within the AJC Decatur Book Festival.  A team of professional photographers captured the beauty of over 300 festival goers, stimulated lively conversation, and promoted the campaigns message of celebrating diversity.

BEAUTIFUL IN EVERY SHADE ™ Co-Directors Carlton Mackey and Ross Oscar Knight also signed copies of their books "50 Shades of Black" and "In His Moment", both of which debuted at the festival.

50 Shades of Black uses the power of art and personal stories to explore the complex relationship between skin tone and sexuality in the formation of self-identity. 

In His Moment is a multi-cultural look at the wedding day from the perspective of the groom.  It is a collection of emotional stories and images from men across the globe captured by international photo-culturalist Ross Oscar Knight.

BEAUTIFUL IN EVERY SHADE ™ is a grassroots empowerment campaign and a signature clothing brand.