Groundhog Day & the City by the Bay

“Phil: Something is… different. Rita: Good or bad? Phil: Anything different is good.” – Phil Connors, Groundhog Day – There have been a few periods during the last 18 months when it seemed every day was… well… THE SAME! The last time, it was kinda’ like waking up repeatedly as Phil Connors in the classic Bill Murray […]

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Photographic Therapy

“…Take kindly the counsel of the years, gracefully surrendering the things of youth Nurture strength of spirit to shield you in sudden misfortune. But do not distress yourself with dark imaginings. Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness. Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe no […]

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DTLA Biden/Harris Victory Rally

So…as everyone keeps saying, 2020 has been an interesting year. LOL! – understatement of a lifetime, right? It’s like we’ve been in a constant state of waiting for the other shoe to drop…when there’s an unlimited number of shoes. So, like you, I’m not sure that the election of Joe Biden & Kamala Harris to […]

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In the Light of a Charcoal Sun

Charcoal Sun Standing in the light of a charcoal sunIrradiated and consumed by dark particlesThrough haze, I can barely seeI shield my eyes from the lightMy hands burnMy clothes are worn awayMy skin is raw There is no shade R. Foster

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Defend/Defund LAPD Demonstration

Yup. I’ve said it before. Street photography is kinda random – ya’ just never know who or what you’re going to run into on any given day. This past Saturday, I encountered both…

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One Shot: Guitar Hero!

I heard the music long before I got there. Loud, punchy, raucous rock guitar. Someone with a gravelly voice, sort of off-key, singing a song I’d never heard before. That definitely tinny, oddly echoing sound was obviously amplified. If I had to guess, the volume knob was turned all the way up to “I-coulda-been-a-70’s-rock-superstar” loud.

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