More Tests & Second Lines


Second Lines and Experiments I’m reminding myself that many pictures could use a crop or two. I typically try to fill the frame with the subject that I want within the borders of the picture. That’s not always easy. If you photograph sports the subject is moving, and the photographer is stationary. If you photographContinue reading “More Tests & Second Lines”

Out on the Street


M usic. You know me and music. You know me and brass bands. Here’s a little portfolio about just that. In all the years that I photographed second lines I cannot tell you how many times I made pictures of brass bands. I think it’s the passion that I like. The music matters because itContinue reading “Out on the Street”

Motion


Motion. Color. Those are a couple of things that inform my photography. It doesn’t matter whether the subject is a Mardi Gras parade, as you see in this picture, or if it is some other subject like a city at night. Sure, making tack sharp pictures of a city is one thing, but showing theContinue reading “Motion”

What Am I ?


I got a little too close. I was working with a 10mm lens. That’s how close I was. I could have helped the musician in front play his tuba. I didn’t mean for this to happen. But, once I broke through the rope, well… let’s just say, I really broke through. I sort of trappedContinue reading “What Am I ?”

Mandela. A Second Line Parade.


I’m not sure what there is left to say. Every possible media covered, reported on and opined on the passing of Nelson Mandela. In New Orleans, we say goodbye with a combination of jazz funeral and second line parade. Often, second lines are wonderous and amazing events. They can stretch out for blocks. As theyContinue reading “Mandela. A Second Line Parade.”