Tag: Photo technique

  • New Orleans

    Once, I was trapped in the CBD of New Orleans on another streetcar. I thought that I would make a few pictures from the window. This is the result including a hard vertical crop to give it some style, shape and class. My musical miss said something the other day that I wasn’t aware of. […]

  • A Little Change

    A little different. I thought if I can manipulate a photograph into a kind of painting-like and grim piece of art, than I could go the other way and make it prettier. This is the result of that experiment. Often, necessity is the mother of invention. I made this picture with a camera that used a […]

  • A Little Praying

    Religious revival meetings. Big tent meetings. Prayer meetings. They always intrigued me because I grew up in a place where they were never held. At least I don’t think so. Even though I was born on the East Coast, I grew up in Southern California. I earned my undergraduate degree in Northern California. As I […]

  • The First One

    Time Square. New York City. I made this picture in 1991. I was in New York for business and probably the big photo convention at The Javitz Center. We had a little free time so we wandered around and looked at stuff. One of my walking partners was Chuck O’Rear, a pretty well-known National Geographic […]

  • Making Groceries

    Failed plans. In New Orleans, neighborhood corner grocery stores are called, food stores. This one was a super market. The name change didn’t seem to matter. Central City, New Orleans.

  • Pictures and Bricks

    Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst. – Henri Cartier-Bresson

  • Life During Flood Time

    The river rose all day The river rose all night Some people got lost in the flood Some people got away alright — © 1974 Randy Newman, “Louisiana 1927” from the album “Good Old Boys.”

  • Way Beyond

    I’m movin’ after midnight Down boulevards of broken cars Don’t know what to do without it Without this love that we call ours Beyond here lies nothin’ Nothin’ but the moon and stars — Bob Dylan “Beyond Here Lies Nothin’,” from the album “Together Through Life.” © 2009 Bob Dylan/Robert Hunter, Special Ryder Music/Ice Nine Publishing

  • Reworked

    From a French movie called Therese. Question: “Where are you going?” Answer: “We have guns. Where do you think we are going?” (Hunting)