Summer Fun (A Happy Picture}

With all the terrible news these days, I thought I would just post a happy picture of a bunch of people cooling off in Boston’s Frog Pond. 

He’s Reading…What?!

It seems that getting information from something made of paper is pretty unusual these days. Here’s a rare photo of a man, beating the heat, obviously enjoying something that doesn’t take batteries….Wow!

Daddy Says

We’ve got a wading pool here in Boston called the Frog Pond. (My blog is named after it.) On a hot sunny weekend the place is packed with little people having a wonderful time. This little girl was splashing around happily with Daddy watching on from a distance. I took this photograph just as Daddy came over to her and said they needed to…

The Volunteer Model

  “Take my picture man! Art is everything” He had a good point. So I did.        

Pulling Strings

Here is a window cleaning guy hoisting a bucket up to his buddy. Nothing particularly dramatic going on but the yellow coat, the absence of other figures and his pose certainly helps.

Coming Soon

I was on my way back from trying to take a decent photograph of a new Blue Bottle coffee bar that had just opened in the financial district here in Boston. The area where it was located had lots of angles and what I thought were good places for a wide angle composition but all the shots I took were pretty lousy.  Coming back…

6 Dollars Worth Please!

We went to a ball game yesterday. It was hot and humid but still a lot of fun with the extra bonus that for a “photog” like me it was pure people watching heaven. Oh, and the Red Sox won!

Graduation Day…Happy Color

Pretty girls and flowers is a hard combination to beat.

Street Guy

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

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…