28mm Glory

Coply Square on a nice day presents a wonderful photograph opportunity. This shot was taken from the steps of the Boston Public Library looking across the square toward Trinity Church. A tight cluster of tourists had assembled to listen to their guide and presented a perfect foreground element. As usual I had at the ready my trusty Ricoh GR with its fixed 28mm lens….

Gay Pride “Belles”

Boston holds a huge gay pride parade every year. It’s a celebration of sexual diversity and frankly, for a photographer, presents a gold mine of subjects. These “belles” were all seated in a row along one side of Boston’s main public library. It was unclear to me whether they intended to march or just enjoyed dressing up and being noticed. Either way their dresses…

Urban Dog Sled

This photograph is why I like the Ricoh GR so much. Walking to the subway this morning, head down, thinking about the trip I was about to take, I had almost no warning of this highly unusual scene approaching at a very fast clip. The Ricoh has a setting for snap shooting where the camera is already programmed to take a picture at a…

iPhone Street Shooter

And yes the time is fast approaching, if it isn’t here already, when that little electronic slab in your pocket or purse will be a very very good tool for this kind of photography.

Street Guy

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

No Loosing Her In A Crowd

It’s the hair! End of story.

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…

Together

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

Picture of Happy

I was in a coffee shop this morning, having an 11am mug and carrying a camera as usual. As I was getting ready to leave, this quick greeting took place at the front counter. Nice to see. Really nice!