While the basketball game went on, a boy chased a tennis ball towards the court. Perhaps, one day he will join the pickup games.
The woman on the left is 100 years old and, 99 years ago, modeled with her mother for a painting class that was taught in the barn where my arts organization will operate next year. We brought her back to the barn with her, comparatively young, 65-year-old daughter to film a short promotional video.
Okay, he’s not a drummer and she didn’t fall in love with him, but the girl in front of the stage is clearly enjoying Rhett Miller’s show with Starling Crush at le Poisson Rouge in New York a couple years ago as the light hits her face.
Canon EOS 20D processed in Nik Silver Efex Pro
While we sat around watching the Jets game after Thanksgiving dinner was over, my friend’s niece decided that there was more fun to be had on the floor with Duke, the dog.
I was in lower Manhattan on 9/11 taking photos as people protested against the building of a mosque near Ground Zero. I noticed someone else shooting with a Leica and took his photograph. It turned out to be Anthony Suau, one of the best photojournalists in the world. You can see Suau’s photos from the same scene here. Here’s a short promotional video he did for Leica.
This was the first year of my life that I documented more with my photography than with my writing, especially if that whole picture = 1,000 words equation is true. Here are some of the things I saw in 2010, arranged, more or less, chronologically. For those of you who are curious about gear, I took most of the shots with a Leica M7, Leica M8, or Panasonic GF1. And I’m still waiting for my roll of Kodakchrome to be processed.