Sign Language - 1

I'm calling this Sign Language - 1 because I am always fascinated by signs and the people who make them and/or carry them around...so there will be a part 2 and 3. There are plenty more in my archives that I have not posted and I'm sure I will continue to shoot more.

The three I chose for today's blog post are about as diverse as I could get, not only for the message itself but for the people who wrote them.

 
One of the most common of signs is probably the Jesus sign. This woman is a stalwart around Times Square. I really like the way her sign is rigged. It's a little strange to me that she has the '666' matching 'Jesus', both in red lettering.

One of the most common of signs is probably the Jesus sign. This woman is a stalwart around Times Square. I really like the way her sign is rigged. It's a little strange to me that she has the '666' matching 'Jesus', both in red lettering.

 
 
I have always been drawn to homeless people since I am always aware that any of us could be a day away from being there. In this instance I was out doing some street shooting with actor and great guy, Israel Broussard. I asked him if he had ever photographed homeless people and told him in doing so it's best to introduce yourself, have a conversation and ask them if they would mind if you took their picture. Oh, and always add something to the cup. In this instance, it was so amazing for me to witness their conversation where they both learned something from each other. And Israel got some great pictures.

I have always been drawn to homeless people since I am always aware that any of us could be a day away from being there. In this instance I was out doing some street shooting with actor and great guy, Israel Broussard. I asked him if he had ever photographed homeless people and told him in doing so it's best to introduce yourself, have a conversation and ask them if they would mind if you took their picture. Oh, and always add something to the cup. In this instance, it was so amazing for me to witness their conversation where they both learned something from each other. And Israel got some great pictures.

 
 
I was backstage with Jay Stolar shooting him while he was printing this sign on his hand prior to hitting the stage at the Mercury Lounge. He had recently aligned himself with the Love Is Louder movement. Check it out.

I was backstage with Jay Stolar shooting him while he was printing this sign on his hand prior to hitting the stage at the Mercury Lounge. He had recently aligned himself with the Love Is Louder movement. Check it out.

 

Writing this post made me think of this song called Signs. Always great to finish with a song.