Could we but draw back the curtainsThat surround each other’s lives,See the naked heart and spirit,Know what spur the action gives,Often we should find it better,Purer than we judged we should,We should love each other better,If we only understood…” If We Understood – Anonymous Over the past few years, while exploring downtown LA , I’ve […]Read more "Praying to an (In)Different God"
Ok. I should first admit that I’m late…Yeah… very late with this post. It’s halfway through the month, more than halfway to Thanksgiving, and potentially most of the way to being irrelevant. What can I say…life got in the way, but I really wanted to share a few images from this year’s Dia de Los […]Read more "Dia de Los Muertos…the Late Edition"
“It is unthinkable to allow complete strangers, whether individually or collectively as state legislators or others in government, to make such personal decisions for someone else.” Sarah Weddington As a photographer, how do you capture the message, passion, & determination of people united to make their voices heard? That was the question that I faced […]Read more "Her Body, Her Choice – Women’s Reproductive Rights Rally"
What is it that grabs a street photographers eye – something interesting, something unique, a pattern, a person, an evolving situation? Well, I’d guess all of the above. Of course, we hope that “thing” that grabs our attention leads to an incredible image. But, as street photographers, we have to admit that taking the image […]Read more "One Shot: The Descent"
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…Read more "Defend/Defund LAPD Demonstration"
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.Read more "One Shot: Guitar Hero!"