One Man’s Morning

These steps belong to a church in Boston’s Chinatown. They are used often by the homeless in that area. Passing by this morning, this man was just getting up.

Does It Matter To Anybody?

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I really don’t know why this man is lying on the sidewalk in Boston’s Chinatown. I do know that there are a lot of people nearby who seem totally oblivious to his presence. Speaking for myself I’m getting more and more used to and uncaring about people like this and I don’t like it.

BFD

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I was waiting on the sidewalk in Chinatown for my wife to run an errand when I spied these ladies huddled together down the block. I’m not sure they knew I was taking their photograph but they were definitely checking out this outsider.

Creeper War

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We were in Chinatown recently and came upon this wall with layers upon layers of old posters and signs peeling off it. It looks almost like a piece of purposely constructed art.

Hose Man

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On our way to buy groceries this morning we walked through the edge of Chinatown and here was this guy cleaning off the sidewalk with water. It was a pretty normal event of course but the light coming from the fluorescent bulb balanced the diagonal of the water stream very nicely and made for a nice photo.

I must say shooting with my little Ricoh GR in the city is a lot of fun. It’s so unobtrusive nobody pays any attention to it but my oh my that little camera packs a punch.

Portrait of Chinatown

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Walking through here to buy groceries this morning, I took this photograph of a lady standing quietly in the middle of the sidewalk, lost in thought. Using a plugin from NIK, I processed the shot to reveal a soft, almost dreamy look befitting her gaze.

The photograph below shows the starting point.

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