Friendly guy sees me shooting across the street, so he waves at me. This is the first bit of human interaction in this photo series. I still don’t know how to manage the etiquette of photographing strangers in public. I mean I know from the … Continue reading January 13: Hey Dude!
A typical for the season super drenched, gray, drizzly Portland winter morning. It never gets very bright out. Everything is slick and shiny. The greens are vibrant and intense, like a temperate rain forest. I found this little shrine in homage to the America of … Continue reading January 12: In Our America Love Wins
Super gray, soggy, dreary Portland winter day today. In a small lull in the deluge, some red berries on a tree. A little color in an otherwise gray world.
This was inked on the fence around the perimeter of Holladay Park in Northeast Portland. No idea what it means. Any ideas?
This is the downtown Rook’s location. It’s in the Medical Dental Building, which is this odd 10 story-ish building near the main library full of dentist offices. The dentist I’ve been seeing for the past 17 years is in this building. The Rook’s is fairly … Continue reading January 9: Rook’s Barbershop Downtown
Shooting outside in the rain. Too dark to shoot. Pushed ASA. Everything washed out. 40mm f/2.8. Only salvageable shot. I kind of like it.
My friend Nancy arranged a dinner at her friend Noel’s home. Noel is from Sri Lanka, and he showed us how to make several incredible Sri Lankan dishes. These are a spicy ground beef and potato mixture, rolled in flour, egg, and breadcrumbs. Kind of … Continue reading January 7: Noel Frying Sri Lankan Treats
In my normal wheelhouse today. Finally stepped out of the house post-influenza for the first time since Tuesday. I made Mediterranean stuffed eggplant with harissa chickpeas and lemon tahini dressing for the blog.
Starting the year of right. This is my fourth day home sick with the flu. I’m starting to come back to life, working a bit from home. Still stuck in doors with nothing to shoot. It’s dark and rainy, and I’m shooting with natural light. … Continue reading January 5: Home Sick Day 4
This is the third full day with the flu. Still home. Still feeling terrible. Here’s a photo of my fireplace mantle with the Canon 5D Mk III with a 40MM f/2.8. Getting cabin fever. Not a lot to photograph in here. The dichroic glass vase … Continue reading January 4: Dichroic Vase and Obsidian