It’s no secret: Demond Meek is an amazing photographer. But what most people don’t realize is the same confident camera-man who masterfully directs his shoots with care and candor, is simply a humble young man with a vision; currently sifting through his successes, and working his way back to the heart of his craft.
As a product of a single-parent household, Meek’s mother supported his creativity, so it was no surprise when the then, architecture student at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville announced to her that his life-long dream of being an architect was slowly fading and photography was now at the forefront of his heart’s true contentment. “I have a really cool mom. She raised my brother and I with a real long leash. If we wanted to do something, we did it. Still to this day, she supports, and I’m lucky,” says Meek as we begin to stroll through his journey as a photographer.
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