Street Photography

Dancing the water’s edge

Dancing the water’s edge. The cast, the ledge. Backlit glow. Darkness below. Mountains draw their line. Earth and space defined. Morning’s pink. Day passes with a wink. Sunset reflections so bright.  Some draw shades to block sight. But is to look away to deny? Forgetting to ask, who am I? Yearning to the beyond. To be around what […]

Read More

Discovering Georgetown (the one in the other Washington)

Took a bike stroll down to Georgetown, on good advice last night. On a stunning spring Seattle Friday afternoon, I ventured south along the Duwamish Bike Trail that snakes the Duwamish River. Navigationally, this river is one of several waterways in the area that create both natural paths, and potential barriers. If you want to […]

Read More

Visually recording a record event

April 16th was national Record Store Day http://www.recordstoreday.com/Home, a perfect match for a photo assignment for my composition and design class.  We needed to shoot at least 150 images and narrow them down to just five that were somehow linked to a series. What would be more natural than taking a […]

Read More

How far do we go with way finding signage?

I suppose it’s safe to say that being sensitive to the visual environment that surrounds us is an occupational hazard of being a photographer. Having an acute consciousness of light, composition and moments to be captured come with the territory. As I write this, I’m so often distracted to look […]

Read More

Every picture tells a story. But you can’t judge a book by its cover.

I entered my first photo competition. It was at the Mpls Photo Center, a place where I’ve attended some presentations openings and events, met some interesting shooters and took a weekend workshop. All good. And I just recently submitted a couple of photos for a b/w competition.  They say that […]

Read More