Memphis. Blues. That’s why we’re here. To help out and old friend of mine. Sammy Eubanks. He’s a helluva singer. And, he’s a great guitar player. The event is the IBC. That’s International Blues Competition. The musicians play for some money and a lot of publicity and some marketing. So. Last night was the first […]

Well. Here I go again. A short trip to listen to the blues in Memphis, TN. I planned on leaving around 8am. But, oh no. I was wide awake at 4:45am. So, we were off by 6:15am. The drive was fine, but way too fast. When was the last time you heard that? Anyway. This […]

Yes. Sunday and Mardi Gras. About dogs. And their people. From my point of view, the main parade yesterday was the Krewe of Barkus. Yes. Barkus. Bark. Bark. Bark. Except these dogs were all pretty good. They visited with each other before showtime. Then they walked throughout The French Quarter. It was their parade. The […]

So. I know what you are wondering. “What’s the deal with Sweet Caroline?” Well. I never saw or heard or anything like it. But first, a little back story. This is the ‘titRex Parade. No. It doesn’t mean what you think it does. The name is short for Petit Rex. No. I didn’t misspell it. […]

So it started for real tonight. Mardi Gras parades began to roll Uptown. As I’ve written, after many years of photographing Carnival, I was casting about for some different approach. It didn’t have to be a big change. I just want to make pictures that show some development in my work. I made a strategic […]

I was driving in an area of New Orleans where I rarely go. I think it’s a part of St. Thomas. Actually, it was after we ate all that Vietnamese food that I posed about earlier this week. I saw this row of collapsing structures and liked what it looked like. To me, it felt […]