I didn’t come to Ukraine to photograph destruction but I knew it was a possibility. The power of photos is that I don’t have to talk about them. Just look.
In February 2022, I spent the month traveling around Ukraine. Time in Kyiv, Lviv, Uzhharod, and other fascinating towns showed me deep roots and sense of identity. The people were super friendly, very accommodating and worth every moment spent. Unfortunately, looming over us was the … Continue readingLife in Ukraine
From the beginning of my interest in photography in the mid-80s and the Canon AE-1 that used to be my only go-to camera, I was naturally drawn to street photography. The oldest shot I remember was literally of the street with a photo of junk … Continue readingLife in Street
There’s nothing like a pandemic shutdown to help you appreciate outdoor activities. In 2020, the inability to go out in public settings changed how we used to do things. In 2019, I went out for two days and took over a thousand photos of these … Continue readingThe 2021 Fort Lauderdale Air Show – Blue Angels, Kirby Chambliss, Michael Wiskus and more
There are few establishments in the country that will ever see the longevity of Fort Lauderdale’s Franco & Vinnys Pizza Shack. Established in 1971 by Francesco “Franco” Esposito and Vincenco “Vinny” Esposito, the Italian restaurant was just over a block from the paradise of Fort … Continue readingEnd of An Era – Franco & Vinnys closes
I’ve attended many protests in my life but only a few have turned to chaos. In Fort Lauderdale, a protest was held in Bubier Park at the corner of Andrews and Las Olas, a very prominent street in Fort Lauderdale’s downtown area with high end … Continue reading2020 protests against police brutality
Nice episode digging into the work of two greats.
There are so many photographers in the world now, at all skill levels. They snap photos of all sorts, day in, day out. Some treat the ability as an art, others simply want a reminder of a moment. Whatever the reason, we have plenty of … Continue readingWhy do we do photography?
Like any art, watching what other creative people do can be inspiring for its own contributions, how it influences you or how you see it influence others. Today I met a photographer named Andrew Butler. Butler was able to capture the essence of people in … Continue readingThe Photographer
I’ve been very interested in architecture shots for a while as it reinforces my interest in design. When we had a chance to visit Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, I was quick to add it to the list but not sure how it would fit … Continue readingEastern State Penitentiary