I ran into Gloria again, faithfully sweeping her assigned location, as her colleague Roberto does everyday. I have a great deal of affection for street sweepers, garbage collectors, and others who do the hard, good work of keeping the city clean. I think we should thank them every single chance we get, and I try… Continue reading Amazing people
1. In coffee, and photography, magic happens when the right elements come together. It is a magical moment when the right bean, roast, grind, and extraction method combine. The result is a perfect cup of coffee, subjective as that may be. Coffee- like photography- is what you make of it, after all. 2. Coffee is… Continue reading Coffee Love And What it Can Teach Us About Photography (And Life!)
Walking down the Jasa highway again this morning, I came across one of my first subjects. I asked her how she was doing, and she launched into a full scale update. She later introduced me to her neighbors who invited me in. They graciously allowed me to take some photographs: Erika and Daniela: Rodel… Continue reading Friendly Neighbors
He made sure to remind me that he was once a strong weightlifter. I handed him prints of yesterday’s portraits. He said thank you.
People like Roberto. I often see you cleaning our streets at 530am, faithful even with nobody watching. My respect only grew after you told me about your limp and the motoring accident that caused it. Stay strong out there, and God bless you!