July 9, 2015

From Willamette View: Looking at Some of My Favorite Photos


Willamette View

where I live now along the river of the same name, also some of my favorite photos in no particular order.... from Scotland, Washington DC, Boston, Cape Cod, Portland OR and across the country on Route 80.

Photography: My primary interest is in street photography, that is, catching people going about their lives in ways that I (and hopefully others) will find interesting. I like these photos to tell a story. Sometimes chance and luck plays a big part in street photography. A photo of the delighted and delightful Korean street performers is a good example. Another example of chance is the photo of the presumably homeless man at Union Station in Washington D.C. I'd first photographed him alone, but then tried to add a passerby to the photo. It was the luck of the low shutter speed that caused the woman to be blurred, resulting in a photo that led to the title "Invisible Man" creating the sense of a rushed commuter ignoring one of Washington's many homeless people.

Korean performers at play at The Fringe, Edinburgh, Scotland
Love at the Beach
This is in Boston. The first is the better photo 
because the young man is giving me the evil eye. I like the
man's t-shirt and the very prominent gun.  The man 
in the doorway adds to the story as he watches the police. The
second photo gives context to the first.

Below: more police, this time in D.C. Residents are going about their daily 
routine  ignoring this man's plight even with four or five police officers in on this arrest.

Sleeping off a Hard Night at The Fringe
Model A on the Bog
A Bog on the Bog
Middleboro 
Little Harbor Beach, Mass.
The Invisible Man, Union Station, D.C.





Woods Hole, Cale Cod


Cambridge, Mass.


Elk Island



Boston









Washington DC near Union Station


Portland OR





















Lake Michigan

Nevada


Kornblat’s in Portland

Goodwill store 

Buzzard’s Bay, MA



1,000 years, tell that to Hillary...



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