Witnessing the birth of my first granddaughter was one of the most amazing events of my life. I had three weeks with them and had fun photographing the birth and then the first ten days of her life. This was a sweet moment between new father and daughter
I love playing around with juxtaposition on the street. This is a construction worker standing in front of a poster down by the World Trade Center. He had just watched a pretty girl go by.
Taken at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration on Long Island, New York, this young girl was preparing for the day. She was dressed for the period New York in the 1800’s
Trump Tower in New York has become a tourist attraction, surrounded by NYPD. This gentleman, a doorman for Trump Tower, stepped away from the door and posed for me.
No political discussion here, just a portrait of a man that seems to take pride in his job.
I have started a new project where I ask the subject one question, “If you could meet your younger self, what one piece of advice would you give to him/her?” These men were in front of the Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission. All three answered the same way, “Don’t drink or take drugs”. Then I took their picture.
In street photography, we don’t wait for golden light. Mid-day will present a different set of circumstances. I love street portraits. I saw this girl on a NYC bench and she caught my attention. She smiles with her eyes, the shadow play from her lashes, one of my favorite street portraits.
” Paris was a street photographer’s dream. I saw this gentleman strolling in Jardin du Luxembourg one morning.”
I am very excited to release my new book – Its been a fun project.
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