Love is the what
Okay- that woman's shoes in the top picture? I have the very ones. Wore them today. Have been wearing them for decades. That cracked me up. Love these little slices of life.
Ms. Moon, I rather like those shoes. She did have a rather cool vibe that makes me think in another universe, you and she are friends.
Lovely to see life in your neighborhood and your girl looks radiant, too.
e, thanks for being here, friend.
I love each of these -- so much energy in them. I think you have this beautiful eye that is able to remain perfectly still yet capture so much energy. Have you ever compiled your photos into some sort of book -- a themed one -- a montage?
Elizabeth, I have always loved photographs and photography, but it never occurred to me to do a book. I think this blog is where I "publish" them, and I appreciate the indulgence of everyone who reads here regularly as I do so. I've been thinking about the fact that I love to edit my photos after the fact, not always but often, and yet I appreciate the purists like Steve Reed who would never do the kind of pushing of color and saturation that I do. There is a place for all of us, I suppose! Thanks for these kind words.
Thank you, A!
Great photos! I love the couple sitting with the loaf of bread. That's such a New Yorky photo. :)
Thanks, Steve. Isn't that couple exactly who you picture when you think of the Upper West Side? Zabars bag and everything!
How I love what you do. I can't imagine being both vulnerable enough and brave enough to ask strangers if I could photograph them. I'm so glad you did it. I love seeing the city through your eyes.
Vesuvius, they were so open and gracious when I asked. I stood in oncoming traffic to get their picture as the bus stop was right at the curb. I really wanted to ask them about themselves, who they were, what they were cooking for dinner, what he was reading in the paper, how they met, but I thought I'd imposed enough.
Nice to see you out and about taking some pics!
Drita, I'm getting out more!