Tropical Street Stroll With an OM-2

I’ve had very little time to shoot this summer. When I did though, it was with this new/used Japanese 35mm Olympus OM – 2MD. This in combination with a 24mm Olympus lens and some basic Fuji Superia 400 made a great impact on me, both in terms of color quality and ease of street shooting….

When Using Color in Street Photography Makes Sense

Digital, Ricoh GR  “The East Atlanta Strut”, Georgia, 2014    8/16/16 EDITED: Original post, September 29, 2014. I wholeheartedly embrace the idea that monochrome lends a certain beauty to a photograph that demands more of both the photograph and the photographer. However, the subject of color versus black and white is interesting to me, so I…

Street Photo of A Mother & Son At A Bar After His Wedding

  Experiments with the Ricoh GR’s in camera 47mm crop, macro and flash while attempting to maintain proper focus. The Village at Siesta Key, Sarasota, FL   He had just gotten married that day…. and there’s more to the story, but let’s just leave it there!  

A Glimpse of Colombia’s Streets in 35mm Color

35mm, Canon Rebel SLR, 400 speed color film   My 1/2 Breed Quick Synopsis When I was a child, the most common response I would get from people when I told them I was going to Colombia for the summer to spend time with my family was usually a “tongue-in-cheek” half joke about cocaine or marijuana. (Thank God the 80s…

Monterosso al Mare: From Monochrome to Color

And I who am passing by pause on the height, all alone, in the midst of the sunny vines close by the silvery veins that warble as they run down to lose themselves in the sea. – Excerpt from Edoardo Firpo’s – Cinque Terre    

Street Shots: Little Five Points Halloween Parade

Atlanta, GA 10.18.2014 Digital, Ricoh GR   Still Some Good Street Shooting The L5P Halloween Parade has been a favorite of mine for a few years now. This year it was insanely crowded, to the point that the Atlanta Street Photography Group and I weren’t able to have a normal meet up. We were fighting…

Alternative Street Photography Subjects: Birds

Digital, Ricoh GR   Classic street photography by definition features the human condition within public places. What is a street photographer to do when a beautiful scene sometimes is missing a human? I am beginning a collection called Alternative Street Photography Subjects beginning with the 3 images above. Today’s alternative subject is the pigeon. This collection…

Songs in the Key of Blue

The Different Shades of Key West’s Sea Life The sea life as well as the street photography in the keys are colorful. Here is a small handful of examples. Digital, Olympus E-P2

Atlanta’s St. Patrick’s Day Gallery in Color

St. Patrick’s Day 2014 in Atlanta They changed the venue this year from downtown to midtown and they dropped the confetti at the end, but there was no change to the energy level! St. Patty’s day is still a big hit in Atlanta, Georgia.  I used Lightroom’s cross processing and add a little more green to…

In Honor Of Fat Tuesday & New Orleans

Fat Tuesday, also known as Shrove Tuesday is the “last hurrah” before the traditional lenten season. Go throw some beads and turn on the color. Digital, 2013. Shot with my Olympus, E-P2 micro four-thirds camera.