The Illustrated Woman; Texas
Forrest; San Francisco
Five Dollars and 15 minutes of conversation.
Kenny; Miami South Beach
He's got a love for Michael Jackson and free restaurant crackers, which represent a favorite survival food for many homeless in the USA.
Melody; Los Angeles
Three Dollars and a cup of coffee.
King of Miami
What If God were one of us?
Guitar Nancy; LA
2 dollars in an open guitar case.
Our Man In Miami; Miami Beach
3 Dollars and a bottle of water.
Three Dollars and Pizza
No donation made, no conversation had, peace and love
Kimi Devine; Miami
Three dollars, water and listening to her story
My joy is to spend the rest of my life making images with people who are often considered to be outside the boundaries of social acceptability.
Grand Central Station
El Cubano; Miami
Money for cigarettes.
Venice Beach Sideshow
One Dollar because the guy running the side show demanded it after I made this shot.
Another Devoted Fan
Kind conversation about his life devoted to Paul Stanley of the rock band KISS.
Fountain Of Youth
There is great beauty in an old woman with a young heart, albeit she may be crazy as a bedbug.
Gangs Of Santa Fe
Street photography's fun because when done right, there's always a small element of danger.
The Immigrant; Miami
Kind conversation about life as an Immigrant.
"We must always guard and cherish our inner Superheroes."
Conversation about their homeland of Trinidad.
Five Dollars and Pizza
The New Royals
"And we'll never be royals, royals... it don't run in our blood. That kind of luxe just ain't for us, we crave a different kind of buzz." Lorde
Pepe; San Francisco
"I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn't photograph them." Diane Arbus
The Mime; New Orleans
Hearts can be broken .... with nary a word spoken.
Dot and Bernard; 3 Dollars and a Sandwich
How does one photograph poverty? I mean it's so overdone and it's really hard to get a great shot, a unique shot that honors the subjects as well as the legacy poverty images of Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans and Mary Ellen Mark. On the street, Dot and Bernard reached out to me for help.... and that's how this image came to be.
Buskers; New Orleans
"One must give himself completely to his art and not hold back. Throw caution to the wind. Embrace the muse. Make love to your art." Harley King
In The Park
"From the wreck of time I sing out to the next generation of lovers and the next." Theodore Decker
So many stories in people's faces..... i think my obsession is to capture these images and stories in my "pickle jar head."
The Mariner; San Francisco
"And I shall watch the ferry boats, and they'll get high on a bluer ocean against tomorrow's sky. And I will never grow so old again and I will walk and talk in gardens all wet with rain." Van Morrison
Seekers Of Light; NYC
"Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography." George Eastman
Lost... One Marching Band
"Seventy-six trombones led the big parade... with a hundred and ten cornets close at hand. They were followed by rows and rows of the finest virtuosos.... the cream of every famous band!" Harold Hill
When I first met Mr. Dick in Tie
"Surrealism had a great effect on me because I realized that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. Surrealism to me is reality." John Lennon
"Life is a free circus. All you have to do is pay attention." Bill Copeland
Working Man; NYC
"Work is about a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread, for recognition as well as cash, for astonishment rather than torpor. In short, for a sort of life rather than a Monday through Friday sort of dying." Studs Terkel
"The worst thing about being a tourist is having other tourists recognize you as a tourist." Russell Baker
They had partied all night long. I took this photo the following morning inside Vesuvio, a famous San Francisco Bar where Jack Kerouac and his "Beat Generation" Friends used to hang out. You know, the party never ends ( until it does. )
Being The Queen
We met on the streets of New Orleans ..... he told me, "Channeling the Queen is hard work but I find helping with policy decisions can be very rewarding."
Street Music; New Orleans
"Be so good they can't ignore you." Steve Martin
Man In Bath Robe
I'm often asked, "Where do you find all these odd people?" Well, it seems to me like odd people are always where I am.
The Ice Cream Of Our Discontent
"Where does discontent start? You are warm enough, but you shiver. You are fed, yet hunger gnaws you. You have been loved, but your yearning wanders in new fields. And, to prod all these there's time, the bastard time." John Steinbeck
Times Square Lights; NYC
Shot under a blinking red 200 ft. tall sign... EAT HERE
I met him on Lincoln Ave next to South Beach in Miami. Said he was a chef in a restaurant.... he also told me that Juliana had broken his heart.
"You don't have to enhance reality. There is nothing stranger than truth." Annie Leibovitz
"A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other." Charles Dickens
Frozen In Time
I'm shooting in a crowd, and suddenly 2 Souls appear. They seem to say, "Here we are, frozen for the rest of time."
Breakfast In New Orleans
7am Menu. I brought the banana and breakfast bar. Smitty's having his regular pint of cheap whiskey and Smitty Jr. is having a Baby Ruth candy bar. I don't know what the guy in the background had for breakfast, he muttered a few words and walked away.