How Many Great Street Bands Are There in New Orleans?

Royal Street, New Orleans, March 2016 Digital, Ricoh GR   New Orleans (“NoLa”) is known for having a wealth of incredible, talented musicians. This band ranks up there with the best I’ve heard there.  The drummer, aside from his beat, kept a pretty tight glare on the crowd. I had to photograph him. The clarinet player…

Project Parallel: Global Street Scenes Through Reflections

Some of us are keenly aware of others who come into our physical space, while some of us rarely pay attention to our surroundings or the people around us. How aware are you of passersby and how often do you immediately create a story about them? In a parallel universe, what if you had a…

Street Portrait Connections

Olympus e-P2, digital New Orleans, Louisiana – 2013   I don’t do street portraits often, but when I do it’s usually because of a nice connection I’ve made with someone.  These bring back memories of some really happy strangers who love other people, love to party and loved the camera. POST UPDATED: Because I’m not as…

On Bourbon Street Corner With Holga

Bourbon Street Vintage-Like My intent with my most recent trip to New Orleans with my medium format Holga camera was to make sure to get a medium format version of the Washing Well (last two images here). The 35mm version, which has been seen in some of the shows I have done in the past, kept…

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.  

New Orleans Street Series: Reflecting Charles

French Quarter, New Orleans October, 2013 Digital, Olympus E-P2 New Orleans Street Photography Series Sunday morning, October 27 walking around The French Quarter. The air is still and cool. It’s the day after the mobs and mobs of people crowded Bourbon Street dressed in outrageous Halloween costumes. The deafening  parade sounds from the night before…

Vintage Just Happens

New Orleans, Louisiana. It was a warm, windy afternoon in March, circa 3 PM… my belly filled with bloody Marys and a variety of Johnny’s Po Boys – highly uncharacteristic of me to partake in such things. But I was in NOLA and such things beckoned. And just when I got up from the table,…

Bourbon Street At Night

Bourbon Street At Night – Street Scenes Digital Shot – New Orleans, Louisiana – 2011