Erika Townsley, our co-host talks about her approach to candid photography style and where she draws the line between documentation and creativity in this podcast.
To kick off our new podcast, Light Conversations, where we talk about the arts and sit down for conversations with creative leaders in Grand Rapids, we thought we’d first let you get to know each of our co-hosts. In this episode, Fernando Ramirez sat down with co-host Erika Townsley, photographer and co-owner of Light Gallery + Studio.
In their conversation, Erika explains her art practice and her road to a building creative profession as a photographer and art business owner.
Erika’s candid style photography includes headshots, food photography, and event coverage, often focusing on events happening in downtown Grand Rapids. Erika prides herself on a hands-on approach that is both creative and attainable. She talks about her process in photography and where the line is between documentation and creativity.