People outside The Met watch a juggler do his act.
This older gentleman was crossing the street in front of me. I snapped away and he noticed, making for some better shots and practice with my street photography.
At the Met in NYC, 6/24/17.
Washington Square Park, 7/2/17
The Met, 6/24/17
An old man in Nevis playing his handmade instrument. A fun guy we talked to for a while.
A photo of our guide who showed us Nevis on houseback
Through Smoke a Man: The man was just sitting, enjoying his pipe, and group of us approached, and he was happy to oblige and allow us to take photos. The other photographer with me when for a head on approach, while I went for a side angle, of sorts. I wanted to get the smoke, and his beard to blend in the whites to create a nice contrast in black and white.
The Swiss Host Motel: Home Sweet Home: When I was in Vermont, my photo group and I ventured onto the grounds of the Swiss Host Motel, where we found there was a family living out of the rooms. The children came out and sat down by the door, and I snapped away.
High Line Horn: A fairly simple photo that I hoped would capture this man's enjoyment for his music. Capturing the expression being the most important part to me.
Shanghai, China. Staring at the silly tourist while on a break.
A Man's Wait by the Pier: My friend and I were waiting for the boat at a pier in Hong Kong. This man was just sitting there, looking out, and I had to take a shot. I thought his shirt and hair, as well as the atmosphere of the place really worked best with black and white. As it happens, we got on the same boat with the man, and I was able to get some more photos of him. He probably thought I was stalking him.
Shanghai, China: My friend and I happened upon one of the many little side streets scattered throughout the sprawling city of Shanghai. People were sitting outside, and from the looks of it, relaxing. My friend, who is Chinese, understood what some of them were saying and started to tell me we should leave because they were mentioning what a nice camera I had. He was worried they were going to try to steal it from us.
Another shot from a different angle of the same man on the side street.
Shanghai, China. A clean park is a happy park!
An abstract of a friend:
This is Joey Danger Shapiro. He now lives in a box. He'll visit you on the streets in his new mobile home - the cardboard 800 - Reliable Van & Storage Company. This is the new Joey.
At one of the markets in Hong Kong, this man was eager to show off his skills with the knife. Luckily not on me!
Construction workers in Shanghai that I passed by. One of the workers turned and faced the camera and I snapped away. For some reason the photo reminds me of soldiers on a battlefield after a hard days fight.
Originally a much bigger photo, cropped to what you see now, I thought it most important to get the man looking out onto what was a busy street. I assume this is either his apartment/house or the entrance to a repair shop. If you walked around Shanghai for just a day you would be sure to see many similar living conditions in the smaller back alleys, where the real heart of Shanghai beats.
There is so much life in the alleys of Shanghai.
Some people in mid conversation in the busy streets of Shanghai. The main subject of the photo happened to look up, so I had to take the photo. A somewhat pissed off look means I'm getting real photos, hopefully.
Time to get into some serious games on a nice day in the park. Everyone's bets in?
Workers in Shanghai, outside of Jade temple appearing to take a break. Everyone needs a break once and a while.
2011, and we happened to be on boats in the water for The Festa del Redentore. In other words, a lot of fireworks and boats on the water.
A silhouette shot of the many people enjoying fireworks on the water during the Festa del Redentore.