The Weather


F inally. It took a few days to find my footing but I knew that it would eventually come. So, as far as I’m concerned this is my first picture of the new year. It’s headed a little more in the direction that I’d like Storyteller to go, for as long as Storyteller exists. IContinue reading “The Weather”

Seeing Green Differently


Another Sunday. Another experiment leading to something a little more artistic than documentary. It appears that I’m confused. I’m not. We’ll get to that in a few lines. I’m pretty convinced that Mother Nature is angry with us. I think that normally she seeks stasis, but not these days. In the U.S. we were hitContinue reading “Seeing Green Differently”

The Color of Heat


It’s hot. Everywhere. If it’s not hot, it’s weird weather. Drought. Or, too much rain. Floods. Or, fire. In Greece. In California. In the Southwest. Throughout Europe. A friend from Ireland posted that his emerald country is now brown. Let’s not forget East Asia. People are dying. I don’t care what you believe about thisContinue reading “The Color of Heat”

Spanish Moss


Down in the south. I was looking for an icon. I found one. Almost right in front of me. Spanish moss. It’s not limited to New Orleans. Or, even Louisiana. You can find it all over the south. It is commonly found growing on Live Oaks or Bald Cypress. It is grows in a regionContinue reading “Spanish Moss”

Tree Series


A new month. A new series. Of trees. Because. Trees are a symbol of strength and protectiveness. They are a symbol of rebirth, stability, shelter and security. In some cultures they are considered to be feminine in nature. They are about family and nurturing. In other cultures, they are believed to be sacred and theContinue reading “Tree Series”

Faded


Yes. Faded. Mardi Gras Beads. Rusted. Fleur de Lis. These are great symbols. Icons. Of a city who calls itself, “The city that care forgot.” Well. Maybe once. New Orleans is in the middle of some pretty intense gentrification. A building boom. Never ending road construction. Since FEMA agreed that the state of our streetsContinue reading “Faded”

The Morning After


 ”Twas Halloween and the ghosts were out, And everywhere they’d go, they shout, And though I covered my eyes I knew, They’d go away. But fear’s the only thing I saw, And three days later ’twas clear to all, That nothing is as scary as election day. But the day after is darker, And darkerContinue reading “The Morning After”

Both Sides


Good and bad. That’s how I see it. That’s my city. That’s New Orleans. Sure. Every place has a little good and a little bad to it. But our contrasts are extremes. One of you sent me an email inquiring about a photograph (I haven’t forgotten you) and said something in his email about my pictures.Continue reading “Both Sides”

Blue and White


You know me. I often make my best pictures along the way. One the way to some place else. I took this picture while we were walking. With my i-Phone. Let’s discuss this for a minute. There is a group of photographers that say, i-Phone pictures really aren’t serious photography at all. That may beContinue reading “Blue and White”