Day: March 12, 2017

Music ‘n Stuff


Music. And, stuff. What does that mean? For me, music is a continuation of photography. Musicians make music that often becomes the sound track to my own work. It drives my style. For instance. If I’m in the zone, and I’m photographing a second line and the music is chaotic, so are my pictures. If I’m out in the country looking at stuff on a warm spring day and I play gentle, peaceful music, my pictures will look that way.  Better yet, they’ll feel that way. Except. Lately. Next Sunday is Super Sunday and St. Joseph’s Day. All in one. A big, huge, Mardi Gras Indian day. The day will start at about 11 am and go on into the late night. Normally, they are at least three days apart. Maybe even more. If I played street music before I left for the “battleground” I would be too amped up to do my work. The zone I need to be in is calm and focused. It’s going to be a long day. Running a marathon is better than sprinting. …