Walter Atkins is an awarding winning photographer,writer and blogger in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Walter Atkins is an awarding winning photographer
and writer in the San Francisco Bay Area.
He was a staff photographer and restaurant critic
for Seattle’s Jazz NW, The Finer Things, and
Big Fun Magazines covering the Pacific Northwest
arts,music and entertainment scene. Born
in San Francisco, Walter developed an eclectic
taste in music. He saw and enjoyed diverse
like Les McCann, Dizzy Gillespie, Sun Ra, McCoy
Tyner, Carlos Santana, Phyllis Hyman, Sly &
The Family Stone, Weather Report, Aretha
Franklin, Return To Forever, Miles Davis, The
Moody Blues, The Chambers Brothers, Confunkshun,
Grateful Dead, and many others.
His photography has been exhibited at SF's Lush
Life Gallery and the Joyce Gordon Gallery in
downtown Oakland. KCSM-Jazz 91 has featured his
work for The Jazz On The Hill concert.
Check out my blog Walter Atkins Alacrity at:
- George Benson - Breezin'
- Aretha Franklin - Live at Fillmore West
- Miles Davis - Tribute To Jack Johnson