I got a little too close. I was working with a 10mm lens. That’s how close I was. I could have helped the musician in front play his tuba. I didn’t mean for this to happen. But, once I broke through the rope, well… let’s just say, I really broke through. I sort of trapped […]


Royalty in Blue. The queen and her court roll by at the head of the Treme Sidewalk Steppers second line. This was a big deal since it is their 25th Anniversary. Unfortunately, they start on Rampart Street across from the Quarter. A few years ago, they started putting up police barricades and hiring security guards. […]


I know where I am. When I smell the food smoking away. Street food. BBQ working away. Grilling big sausages. Often with the cooks hidden in a cloud of pungent smoke. You know how I feel about street food. I love it. In any place. In any city. On any continent. I know that it’s […]


The street. A place that I enjoy working. I like to make pictures that are a slice of time. Photographs that are a glance. On the street. Pictures that are an image of an idea. Pictures that take you there. Pictures that let you feel. Pictures from the inside. Pictures that are from my insides. […]


… the truth, everything else is just cheap whiskey. There you have it. Cheap whiskey. Nothing more. Nothing less. I think I’ll forget about any rumors about anything until I know it to be true. For me. At any level. Anywhere. That said, tools of the trade. That’s what these pictures are about.  Sparkling. Glowing. […]


There’s a saying that goes something like, “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.” This picture illustrates it almost perfectly. I made it during “Treme Sidewalk Steppers Annual Second Line Parade.” Here’s the story. The paraders walk over long routes. People sort of jump in and out depending on where they might happen to […]