Have you ever received a call that left you feeling a mix of excitement and gratitude? Well, that’s exactly how I felt when Uber and Creative Director Alesia Riley reached out to me to photograph one of their events in the vibrant city of Austin, Texas. In this blog post, I’ll share my unique experience and the story behind the lens.

Journey Begins

The story began when Uber came across some of my work online, specifically on The Washington DC Event Photographer Blog. They were drawn to my photography style, and after a few conversations and exchanges, they decided to entrust me with the responsibility of capturing their event in Austin.

An Exciting Opportunity

Being chosen by Uber was more than just another gig. It was an opportunity to work with a global brand that is synonymous with innovation, convenience, and transformative technology. Uber’s events are always grand, and I knew this one in Austin would be no exception.

Building a Client Relationship

One of the most exciting aspects of this project was the chance to establish a client relationship with Uber. It’s not just about one event; it’s about building a partnership for future collaborations. This meant a great deal to me as a photographer, as it promised the potential for many more inspiring projects.

Capturing the Energy of Austin

Austin, Texas, is known for its unique blend of culture, music, and technology. The city’s energy and diversity were the perfect backdrop for Uber’s event. From the bustling streets to the vibrant nightlife, I was determined to capture the essence of Austin and intertwine it with Uber’s vision.

Showcasing My Work

Photographing an event of this scale was an incredible opportunity to showcase my skills as a photographer. It was a chance to exhibit my talent and artistic vision to a diverse and engaged audience. The exposure I received from this event would undoubtedly open new doors for my caree

The Event Unfolds

The event itself was a whirlwind of excitement and innovation. I was privileged to witness and document the latest developments and announcements from Uber, all while interacting with fellow attendees who shared their unique stories and perspectives.

As the event progressed, I found myself blending in, capturing candid moments of attendees enjoying their time and making connections. The smiles, the conversations, and the collective energy were all frozen in my camera’s memory card.

A Fulfilling Experience

Photographing Afro Tech in Austin was a fulfilling journey from start to finish. It was an opportunity to combine my passion for photography with my love for capturing the essence of a city. It was also a chance to form a lasting partnership with a global leader in technology and transportation.

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In Conclusion

The experience of photographing Uber’s event in Austin, Texas, will forever remain a pivotal moment in my career as an event photographer. It’s a testament to the power of digital platforms and how they can connect individuals with opportunities that transcend boundaries.

As I continue on this exciting journey, I look forward to further collaborations and adventures that await in the world of event photography. Who knows what’s next? One thing is for sure; it’s bound to be a remarkable ride, much like the journeys Uber offers to millions around the world.

Creative Design: Alesia Riley