All posts tagged street photography


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, […]


Street Photograpy

Rather than sit a desk or blow money on a sit-down lunch, one of my favorite things to do during the week is to shoot street on my lunch break. Here’s a selection of images from the last year.  


Street Signs

One of my unknown perils of being a new-ish father was the rapid accumulation of flab after the boucing bundle of joy enters this world. I suppose it’s the lack of sleep, added stress, and inability to function in the kitchen that leads to too much takeout. I had always heard of sympathy snacking and […]


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 […]


The Theme is Steam

I’ve always loved the street photography shots that feature steam as a unique element. You generally see a lot of those coming out of New York City. Philadelphia is vastly different in the amount of steam we have being pumped out of the ground, and, generally, it’s funneled through large, chimney-like contraptions to keep it […]


Brick Red

Most weekdays, I try to take a walk, camera in hand, rather than sit at my desk and eat (and work, too). Street photography is somewhat of a challenge for me, since, when I first got into photography, I tended to shy away from shooting people. I’ve made it my mission in 2012 to get […]