Day: June 9, 2017

In China


There is a reason. For a lot of things. Trust me. This picture is on the small side for a couple of reasons. It’s also been highly worked over in post production for a couple of reasons. Wanna know more? Here we go. I made this picture in Guangzhou, China is in 1989. I made it on film. I liked the picture well enough at the time, but in those days we didn’t scan much. So the transparency went into my metal file cabinets. I may have scanned it on a primitive scanner. But, that scan was useless. It barely cut the mustard as they say in the United States. Then. In 2005, a big storm came. Hurricane Katrina. You Remember. My neighborhood was flooded with six feet of water. My house only got between 12 inches and 6 inches of water depending upon where the water came from. But, it marinated in all that chemical filled water for almost six weeks during the hottest time of year. Finally, the water receded and we could …