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Key West Street Photography series, Part 1

Some recent street photos from “The Rock” – Key West. As someone who has lived there on and off for over 2 decades, I have a little bit of a different eye for the Key West most tourists know. It’s a fantastic little island, but one that requires a little searching to find the soul within….

 

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Chicago Chinatown black and white photos

Here are a few of my photos from my trips to Chinatown in Chicago. With this set, I tried to process and finish them with a mindset of putting together a gallery set of images that could be shown together, with a cohesive look and framing. Perhaps one day I will see my images matted and framed and hung in some gallery or coffee shop somewhere….chinaBW2chinaBW3chinaBW4chinaBW7chinaBW9chinaBW11chinaBW14chinaBW16chinaBW19chinaBW22

Key West Botanical Gardens, November 2015

As someone who has lived in Key West on and off for the last 15 years, it was surprising that I had never visited. Of course, they are far off the rock – across the Cow Key Channel bridge on the rustic Stock Island.

Lots of great stuff to see, although not much blooming. Chrissy and I walked through a really poorly marked trail all through the woods and captured some of the photos of the muddy looking pond back in the woods.

It was around 2 pm, so the sunlight was pretty harsh. Shot with the Nikon Coolpix A, ISO 100, aperture 5.6 usually…botanic1botanic2botanic5botanic6BWbotanic7paint3botanic10paintbotanic11BWbotanic12hdsmoothbotanic15hdbwbotanic16hdkightbotanicbench1hd

Lance Taylor in Key West – gig photos

Lance is one of my favorite singer/songwriters on the island, and I used to gig with him pretty regularly when I am on the island. Here’s some shots from a recent gig he did at an art event at SALT in Old Town KW….