Reflections on car

I was wandering around and noticed the reflections of a house’s siding on this car, so I took this shot of it, when the owners of the vehicle (whom I hadn’t noticed standing somewhere off to the side) politely asked me what the hell I was doing. It’s awkward because I pointed out the reflections to them and all […]

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Helen Sucks

I’m always attracted to photographing graffiti (at least as a component of an image). I’m interested in the messages people leave behind as some sort of attempt to make permanent sentiments like love, lust, and, in this case, scorn (or simply as a way of saying, I existed and I was here).  I’m also particularly interested in the contrast […]

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Titans

Titans is an older photo, from 2007 or so, whose title references Greek mythology, and Atlas in particular. I had in mind those popular images of him, on bended knee, carrying the weight of the world on his back.  This photo has always represented to me a kind of symbol for perseverance, despite my doubts, despite my weaknesses. […]

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177 Water Street, Brooklyn

I switched over my website to a new WordPress-based site the other day. At some point I’ll add more of my older work in to some galleries. For now, I’ve only set up a few. While I was going through my archives I came across this photo which I obviously worked on at some point […]

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By a thread

I’m not sure the reasons behind people throwing pairs of shoes over power lines, but I see it in certain neighbourhoods pretty often. I came across a few other instances on this day, but this was my favourite of the bunch. There are photos to be constructed with power lines criss-crossing the sky, but I […]

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Past and future

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always had a tendency to idealize the past. The present holds little interest. The future, full of possibilities. Now that I am older, I confess that the future sometimes fills me with angst. The past, though, despite what the reality was at the time, looks as lush […]

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