Continuing a recent trend of photographing Tampa Bay area landmarks, in particular ones I had never really photographed before, I was glad to finally have the opportunity to make these shots of the historic Tampa Theatre located right in the middle of downtown Tampa. There is no better place I know of to go and have an old time movie experience. As cool as the theater looks on the outside, it is 10x cooler on the inside. It is easy to create images with atmosphere when photographing such a place.
I have not actually seen a movie at Tampa Theatre since the 90s, when I used to go semi-regularly. I was living abroad for most of the 00s and since returning to Florida and moving across the bay from the theater, have not made the journey at night to see the more independent movies the theater features.