Every person has a story, and these stories are being told all around us, all over the world, all the time. My photography does not attempt to write these stories. It is an attempt to capture them as I come across them. My photographs are moments in everyday stories that I want to share with the rest of the world.

I took my first photos with my father's camera when I was about 10 years old, using an endless supply of imaginary film. By the time I was a teenager, I had graduated to real film and have had a camera in my hands ever since.  Over my lifetime, my passion for the art of telling stories through the lens of photograph has been constant.  People from all walks of life have had their own unique histories—some told, some not. They influence my photography and inspire me to capture the stories I see all around me.

Prints are available for purchase. Please contact me directly with any inquiries.

Recently, I have embarked on a journey of film photography. I invite you to view my film work on Flickr.

Thank you so very much for taking your time to view my work.

Joe Collins

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