Larre Johnson's photography is on display at Penelope's Café, showcasing pieces that are the result of his travels and observations of the world around him. However, it is his day job that plays a pivotal role in how Johnson views his surroundings.
"My full-time day job is as a partner in an advertising agency called Big Honkin' Ideas. We've been in business for 15 years," Johnson said. "I've been a writer over the years, working on television, radio and print. A lot of commercial photography is involved."
Johnson's most well-known project was a storyboard for a commercial for the Partnership for a Drug-Free America of an egg on a frying pan with the now-famous line: "This is your brain on drugs."
Johnson said his photography skills blossomed after he purchased a digital camera. And, when his mother-in-law moved to France 12 years ago, he was afforded a greater opportunity to shoot abroad.