The most amazing hair style I've ever seen. I'm 99.9% sure that it's all her own hair. I wonder what happens if it rains. I love all the other people that made it into my frame.
Hanging around after a downpour interrupted the Bushwick Collective Block Party.
This is how I got my news today!
As a photographer I like to look in all directions, and more often than not, I get rewarded.
This was shot earlier today on my iPhone. No filters, as shot on normal.
One week left on my campaign for you to be a backer of the craziest project I've ever attempted.
What will you see and learn about the project when you land on the campaign page?
- A video of me informing you about the project and how it came about
- A video where you will learn about Lydia "Sam" Rawlings and why she is so important to the project.
- You can read the well thought-out words I wrote about the project.
- Photographs I have taken.
- A listing of the reward levels, starting at $1. Every reward has a tangible value.
- When you are a backer, you will have access to the 'backers only' updates.
I am planning a lot of interaction between myself and the backers. My goal is to build a community. If you choose to back my project, I want you to experience every facet of the adventure with me. If you prefer to be more of a bystander within the project, that's okay too.
If I don't meet or exceed my goal by May 18, I will not receive anything - it's all or nothing. If you haven't experienced Kickstarter, here's a screenshot of what it looks like.
And to get you in a Parisian state of mind...one of my favorite songs, by one of my favorite musicians who has influenced me ever since I started the Starart book, and especially on the creation of this project.
Lots of excitement in Bushwick last night. Some ass-dude was tearing down the street, plowing through intersections, his car going airborne until he lost complete control...he ran into a massive wood telephone pole completely taking out and finally stopped when his car plowed into a road construction barrier.
Not sure why there were so many fireman and trucks - I am not complaining. The odd part was the number of police that showed up...zero!
This is the aftermath this morning. The hanging wood telephone pole with the fire alarm box in photograph above is now laying in the gutter.
I love the posters on the concrete pole with the faces, but what really makes it work for me is the third face... the girl in the car checking out the carnage.
I took this photograph two days ago, when I was reshooting the Houston St shots three years apart.
After snapping that one, I turned toward my friend who was holding my pup, Pumpkin. I loved everything I saw - my friend's body language leaning over toward Pumpkin, her blonde hair and black clothing, the placement of her boots and the three straps sticking out, Pumpkin's expression and body language with her white heart on her chest, wondering what Pumpkin's looking at, the sidewalk, the wet gutter, its reflections, the manhole cover, the sidewalk to the left, the posts, the construction walls, the NYC construction sign...and "BILLS".
That may be a long list but that's everything I notice when I'm taking a picture. It's the details in a photograph that draw the viewer in and create a story for them to relate with the image.
I took this from across the street and neither of them knew I was taking this photograph. I was lucky to catch Pumpkin concerned with something across the other street so she wasn't looking at me. It would be a totally different photograph if she was looking at me - and in my humble opinion it would not be as interesting.
April 25, 2013 was a sunny day in New York.
Not to be confused with baseball, I've been working on this subway series since I moved to New York in 2013. I need to do something with it. This is one of my favorites.