Sometimes the photo gods smile on street photographers. This picture was taken inside Boston’s upscale Prudential Plaza Mall when by accident I saw two mall policeman leaning against this cool wall. The one on the right wasn’t overly pleased about me taking this shot but they both just stoically stood there and I got a neat shot.
I don’t know about you, but for me, there are times when happy holidays can have a hollow sorrowful sound.
We’re in Botswana currently, (You probably guessed this would be a tough picture to take in Boston.) This leopard was my picture of the day for yesterday. It was a terrific thrill to see her.
We took a boat for a sunset cruise up and down the Zambezi river yesterday. To say it was memorable would be an understatement. Many different kinds of birds, hippos, crocodiles, water buffalo; you name it and it was there. The light when I took this shot was right out of the African Queen movie!
I’m freaky about being early but today might be a record. There’s nobody here yet!
For those of you who are not familiar with the gentrified neighborhood of Boston’s Beacon Hill, think starchy Brahmins. Wasps with money and “sensible” clothes. Suffice it to say, this lady does not fit the profile. PS I LOVE her hat!
Her face is open to all kinds of interpretations; watchful, resigned, care worn or angry. Take your pick. All of the above or none. That’s the fascinating thing with street photography. The only sure thing is that the light falling on her gives a painterly quality to the image.
Believe it or not, my wife Sarah and I have driven across America a total of 20 times. The trip, no matter route we choose, is always fascinating. Every night brings a new feeling with it. Different landscape, different accents, different cultures. This country is vast, strikingly beautiful and very diverse. Our leaders in Washington are probably at least vaguely familiar with the above….