Almost Dark


W ow, oh wow, oh wow. This is another picture that’s been reworked and cropped. What I didn’t notice until I enlarged it are some of the details. The upstairs windows are new, if new means chopped out of the wall in the late 1800s. How do I know? Aside from the sloppy finishing jobContinue reading “Almost Dark”

Down on the Corner


Blue Hour. A little mysterious. A little funky. Sometimes deep and dark. It’s a great time to make pictures, especially as late blue hour turns into night. If you like working on that edge take care. Street level details will fade into the shadows. That’s what you are seeing in this photograph. I opened theContinue reading “Down on the Corner”

After the Deluge


Post storm. Post working day. The French Market. Years ago, this is where people came to buy food. Fresh vegetables. Fresh fruit. Fish. Shellfish. Different meats. It was one of about nine city markets that were scattered around the neighborhoods. Not today. There is a small section that does sell food. Mostly it’s cooked. MostlyContinue reading “After the Deluge”

Dark End of the Quarter


Contrasts. The French Quarter is a study in contrasts. On one end, the upriver end, the French Quarter is bright, colorful and very bright. You know. Bourbon Street. Royal Street. Like that. As you head down river there are more residential streets. With that comes less of what I call the typical French Quarter light. It’sContinue reading “Dark End of the Quarter”