Cell Phone Vandalism

Cell Phone Vandalism

At what point does art become vandalism?  At what point does the cell phone in your hand become a bunch of atoms? These are the questions asked in cell phone vandalism. But is it art? The sign on J street in Sacramento bore these words for a few days before they were...
Me and My Guitar

Me and My Guitar

I’ve learned that the photos I make are best left as is.  In going back over hundreds of images, including Me and My Guitar, I determined it was best left with minimal crop.  This photograph was made while part of a 2017 Street Photography workshop. The woman...
Yosemite Mountain man

Yosemite Mountain man

I came upon the Yosemite mountain man in 2017 while on a family vacation.  He struck me as someone who fit right in with his overall look and relaxed demeanor. After years of drought, The National Park was full of cascading waterfalls and overflowing creeks.  Park...
Women’s March Sacramento 2019

Women’s March Sacramento 2019

I’ve found that public demonstrations can be a good source for street photographers.  The Women’s March Sacramento 2019 did not disappoint. I too marched along the entire route, all the while looking for people who stood out in the crowd.  The woman...
Hiding in Plain Site Hollywood

Hiding in Plain Site Hollywood

This is an image, I had overlooked until recently.  It was one of the first I made while part of a street photography workshop.  Now, in hindsight, the person in the background stands out.  The result: Hiding in plain site Hollywood. This is an example of David...
Bathing Beauty Bologna Italy

Bathing Beauty Bologna Italy

Bathing Beauty Bologna Italy. A great place for street photographers. A very nice city and thanks to Rick Steves, very few American tourists.  Yes, ignore Rick Steves.  He does not recommend visiting Bologna, I say go there and not only for the Bathing Beauty.  While...
Old Friends Linz Austria

Old Friends Linz Austria

Old Friends Linz Austria was made while on a Danube River cruise in 2013.   On a walking tour of the Linz, we were directed to go one way while behind us I saw this couple standing talking.  They appear to be old friends in more formal dress.  In contrast, in the...
Reflection of Terezin

Reflection of Terezin

Reflection of Terezin was made at one of the historical museums which feature original mirrors and fixtures from 75 years ago.  Terezín was a World War II Nazi concentration camp 30 miles north of Prague.  Camp tours are a monument to the 144,000 Jews killed or sent...
Making Up is Hard To Do

Making Up is Hard To Do

Making Up is hard to do when you’re traveling on a train.  Going from Penn Station to visit the FDR museum in Hyde Park, NY is a beautiful ride.  Heading up the Hudson River to Poughkeepsie takes less than 2 hours.  From there, you catch a dedicated city bus to...