Naked Ambition in Times Square

The “Disney-fied” Times Square has come under fire recently; scantily clad topless women posing for tips, and  costumed cartoon characters aggressively hustling tourists for a buck are accused of lowering the tone in… Continue reading

A Gentle Giant From Every Angle

Meet Max, an gentle giant Percheron gelding who stands over six feet at the shoulder. How do you capture the size and personality of this handsome boy? This week’s photo challenge of capturing a… Continue reading

Does This Doll Make Me Look Creepy?

We came across this inventive “no trespassing” warning while hiking in the Τρόοδος mountains in Cyprus. Some farmer, high up in an obscure valley, augmented his elaborate barbed wire fence with this novel… Continue reading

Because It’s Mined, I Walk The Line

Ever had the feeling that what you did years ago was more interesting than what you do now? I recently unearthed an old film from 1996 which shows a day at the office: on… Continue reading

Play Misty For Me—iPhone v Camera

Good Harbor beach on a misty summer morning. Shot with Olympus OM2 Spot Programme. 100mm F2.8 lens, and Kodak Portra 400 film.  All the shots were taken with spot metering, rather than aperture priority which… Continue reading

Shadow Play

With what seems like days spent waiting in airports, the mind wanders and looks for any entertainment. Like 21st century shadow play, these silhouettes made for an interesting story. Illicit tryst? Reconciliation? Flying… Continue reading

Inspiration: Lying in the gutter, looking at the stars.

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. —Oscar Wilde Coins in the fountain in Lincoln Center create the appearance of stars in this reflection. In… Continue reading

Close Up: Iphone V Camera

Ricoh GRD4 (probably f1.9) This wee beastie inspired an up close and personal iPhone vs Camera challenge. The shallow depth of field and the macro ability of the Ricoh GRD4 pull this portrait into… Continue reading

Half and Half

   In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Half and Half.”

The Good, The Bad, and The Horribles—A Unique New England Tradition

Happy 4th of July! To celebrate, we’re re-posting our coverage of Gloucester, MA’s Fishtown Horribles parade. The parade has its roots in satire, dating back to the late 1800s when dressing up to spoof… Continue reading