Sculpture In Blue Denim

Often when I go by this particular spot by the entrance to the main branch of Boston’s Public Library there’s a resting figure on it. Generally their posture/pose is not particularly notable. Today was different.  There’s a maxim in street photography that it’s often necessary to visit the same spot over and over before a good picture reveals itself.  So true!

Light

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” Plato

Alone?

What does alone mean in todays hyper digital society? I’m not sure. However sitting on a storage crate, under a dingy underpass, staring intently at a very powerful little electonic device is as good a working definition as any.  

Portrait Of A Digital Life

It’s not about tea. It’s about meaningless chatter and confusion.

68 Degrees

Shuffling slowly Not really going anywhere Dressed too warmly In a river of unseeing people

Street Guy

He may be the nicest man in the world but I’m not sure I’d bet on it.

Boston’s Public Garden

Because we live so close, it is easy to take for granted the garden’s beauty. As today was cooling down, I wandered by and was struck hard by it once again. 

Street Shot With Reindeer

As much as street shooters hate to admit it, luck can often make or break a photo. Take this one. I was focusing hard on the cowboy looking guy with the plastic bag. It was very bright out and the resulting photograph was way over exposed. But low and behold when I knocked the harsh shadows back, what to my wondering eyes should appear…

Leaving The Frame

As photographers were always deciding what we want to enclose in our picture. We put our frame around a piece of our reality. I thought of this as I was deciding what to do with a rather ordinary picture I took of a man walking in front of an old brick wall. By making the dimensions square and placing a small tree in its…