Journey Through The Past


I t started this way. This picture was made at the very beginning of my career. I worked for a chain of tiny newspapers in rural Southwest Virginia. We thought we were pretty good and most of the time we were. The two biggest photo subjects were sports and stand alone art. The former youContinue reading “Journey Through The Past”

September 11


I had another post written and scheduled. Then I read this. “Years ago two mayors, Michael Bloomberg and Mr. Giuliani, were in a group discussing what the memorial should be. Mr. Giuliani wanted something big on that “sacred ground.” Mr. Bloomberg argued for a school, not a monument. “I always thought the best memorial forContinue reading “September 11”

Hot. Very Hot.


Yes. It was hot. Very hot. The Uptown Swingers parade was the last second line of the season, so I thought it would be a good idea to be on the scene. Wrong. First, the ground temperature — from my car’s thermometer — was 100 degrees. In the shade. I don’t alway trust that thermometer because evenContinue reading “Hot. Very Hot.”

Halloween Week


Only a couple of more days now. I made this portrait as The Krewe of Boo was getting ready to roll. I like working the very beginning of parades because there is more time to talk to the folks who are going to actually walk in the parade.  There is more time to make picturesContinue reading “Halloween Week”