The subject matter of photographer Joe Leavenworth’s ongoing project “Native Son” is Atlanta’s city within the city, Decatur. Born but not raised in Decatur, GA, Leavenworth approaches the area as a self-aware outsider and creates a visual account of his birthplace both personal and detailed in scope Click here to see Joe Leavenworth’s project "Native Son."
"The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something, and tell what it saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think, but thousands can think for one who can see. To see clearly is poetry, prophecy, and religion, — all in one." — John Ruskin