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…

The Offloading

Walking home up Boston Common after buying the Sunday paper (see the previous post) I came across these guys offloading a truck. There was a lot of discussion about what stuff went and what stayed and with a little judicious cropping I was able to bring their hands into the picture as a focal element.  By the way the elapsed time between the earlier…

Tourist Town

They’re hard to miss. With guide book and cameras in hand they happily wander our brick sidewalks and potholed street looking at all the strange inhabitants. This group was right outside our font door as I was going down Beacon Street to get a paper at the Starbucks on the corner of Charles. Although they didn’t speak much (if any) english we exchanged happy…

Together

There’s not much that can be said about this except it breaks your heart.

Subway Tableau

I’ve often found, when taking pictures in the subway, one of the best places to be is on the platform just outside an open car door right before it closes.  What’s going on here, stage left? Who knows, but the major figures are arranged as if they were in some sort of play.    

Glen

He seems bright and articulate. He’s been on this spot on Cambridge Street in Boston for 20 years. He commutes in from his studio apartment in the town of Malden every day. “I make my rent this way.”