Un-projects

I’ve spent more time in cities than gated communities, mountains than beaches, deserts than swamps. This is not by accident.¬†Until last week, I wasn’t even 100% sure there was such thing as Florida. I just knew …

Here’s a selection of pictures stumbled upon, mostly in Brooklyn, occasionally in Manhattan or Providence or Philly. I don’t fancy myself a street photographer, and so don’t go looking for these. But once in a while …

When I visited Rome as a teenager, on a coast-to-coast bike tour way back in the 20th century, I was taken in by the magic. When I returned in 2015, I felt more subsumed than taken …

If I had to choose between the beauty and the weirdness of great faraway cities, I’d take the weirdness any day. Happily there’s no need to choose. The situation is really no different in close-to-home cities …

Here’s a typical un-project: a group of images born in the editing process, given shape, meaning, narrative, etc. entirely retrospectively. I suspect almost everyone with a camera works like this, at least sometimes. Many don’t work …