All posts tagged black and white


Portraits of a City

Winter is one of the toughest times, I think, from a photographic point of view. For those of us not lucky/driven/talented enough to make 100 percent of our income from making images, it most likely means leaving for work while it’s still dark, (most likely) sitting in an office for the bulk of the day, […]


A few weeks ago, I was excited to see the Picture Challenge group on link-sharing powerhouse Reddit had posted a challenge posed by the Kennedy Center. The challenge revolved around the Center’s “What’s Going on … Now” project, which celebrates the 40th anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s performance of his best-known record, “What’s Going On.” The […]


Ugly Ducklings

The good folks at Hidden City Philadelphia noticed one or two of my architectural abstractions over in my Flickr stream and asked if I had more or would be willing to shoot a few more. I happily obliged, but, unfortunately, they didn’t have enough room to run the full text I had written. That said, […]


Monochrome Monday

At my first day back at work since the¬†Hawaiian-themed Philadelphia Flower Show began, I find it quite funny that I faced dreary, grey skies on my lunchtime walkaround while color exploded inside the walls of the convention center. After another unusally warm weekend, I stuck close to the area around my office today as the […]


Abstraction Distraction

OK. This winter is officially just weird. As I write this on February 23, 2012, it is over 60 degrees outside, just as it was yesterday. We’re looking at another 60-degree day tomorrow. Just nuts. I do miss the cold a bit, but I can’t complain about the fact that I did two photo walks […]