Discover the Funk Zone
Photos and story by Amelia Fleetwood
Today, Santa Barbara’s eclectic Funk Zone neighborhood is a big draw for all those with a discerning palate and an eye for happenings. The 16-block radius — roughly between the beach and Highway 101 — is home to tasting rooms, restaurants, galleries, coffee shops, breweries, and boutiques. Once a busy industrial zone, the area consists of many old buildings and reclaimed warehouses that have been transformed.Read More
by Amelia Fleetwood
Lindsey Ross has spent the last 10 years honing her photography skills in her Santa Barbara studio. Based in the city’s hip Funk Zone, Ross is a master of the fine art of wet plate collodion photography.
37-year-old Ross was born in Columbus, Ohio, where she attended a high school for the arts. In 2008, her decision to embark on an MFA program at the Brooks Institute brought her to Santa Barbara.Read More