Tuesday, June 28, 2011

In The Still Lie

Movement lies to Stillness, "I am adrift in dream."
Silence lies to Noise, "No one can see me."
The City lies to itself, "I am at once two."

Taken: Sometime shortly before 04/20/2010 across the street from Washington Cemetery. The streak of white is of cars on the run. The abandoned, still cars, are parked alongside the cemetery, awaiting their masters' returns.

This photo is one of my favorites and I feel that I will return to it again. It was taken on my Zenit 11 on ISO100 film, developed by hand and scanned in.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Color Corral

With pride, the flowers floor the many sides to silence.

Taken: 04/15/2010 at the now-destroyed Brooklyn College Community Garden in Brooklyn, NY. Unfortunately the many petals here cast their ballots in the wrong election. They were removed with the rest of the greenery. The flowers were a genuine carpet of beauty.

Friday, June 24, 2011

Knowing The Place

Instantly recognizing the need to spruce up even the loveliest of flowers, the spider draws silk across the divide, readies his abode for curtains.

Taken: 08/23/2010 in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY. This day was seemingly fun. Today's photo was chosen by picking a day at random from my collection and it happened to be a date from a which a photo had been previously posted.

I really like this image; it works in and out of color. The rain paints it either way.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Movin' Along

Walk on past the partied fault. The parted asphalt. The cans of go-cola will remain untapped.
On the heels of a good show, the well heeled shoo the streets.

Taken: 06/13/2010 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. The show wasn't bad. The ribs and mash that followed stuck the landing.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Run Amuck

The sweeping birds of the ground have taken to the trees. These peafowl found their legs in the arms of the tree.

Taken: 03/12/11 at Sunrise in Keoladeo Ghana National Park. We had just gotten to the park with our guide and were still waiting for the bicycle shed to open up. But these peafowl were already up in the trees ready to clamor us along.

Sunday, June 12, 2011


Newton's Laws as applied to any large city:
1) A city will remain in motion or at rest until it is compelled to stop its flight or rise from its slumber by the force of the people.
2) The force of the people is equal to the population of Massachusetts. F=ma.
3) For every new mile of bike lane there's an equal and opposite clamor to remove it.

Taken: 02/27/2011 on 34th St in Manhattan, NY. I was wondering what it would take to show a NYC sidewalk. Alas, the people were out in fews.

Thursday, June 9, 2011


Huddled, as children over jacks, the inner petals wait their turn to rose and open. The pie-crust center reveals not-a-word. The outer petals lean away, listening for bees, scooping up rainwater.

Taken: 08/22/2010 in Compost For Brooklyn, in Kensington, Brooklyn, NY. I love this image. It's, as I imagine, the best representation of the Big Bang that we have--the colors and heat bursting into the ether. The explosion is only frozen for a moment on its way to fullness.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Sold On

This orb is the unopened fist of a sunflower (for if one salutes the sun when open, one shakes itself angrily when closed).

Really, the bulb reminds me of Audrey II. That pursed look of "Feed Me!"

Taken: 09/09/2010 in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, NY at Compost for Brooklyn. This image represents my first ever sold photograph. Thank you to the buyer.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

We Are

Seen in the dark, the quietest side of marriage. 

Taken: 02/22/2011 in Kensington, Brooklyn, NY. The shot took 20 minutes. I wanted to let in all the light from every angle through the windows, to give the shadows some life, to see what the room saw when it was dark.

Friday, June 3, 2011

Very Well Versed

The window sheds light on the last light shed.

Taken: 02/18/2011 at Sunset in Kensington, Brooklyn, NY. The sky was a dream, and had to be photographed in order to pinch itself awake.