Bolton Hill, Baltimore, Maryland. Ilford FP4+ 400 35mm BW negative film.

Baltimore, Bolton Hill

Let us leave this place where the smoke blows black
And the dark street winds and bends.
Past the pits where the asphalt flowers grow
We shall walk with a walk that is measured and slow,
And watch where the chalk-white arrows go
To the place where the sidewalk ends.
Shel Silverstein, Where the Sidewalk Ends

Image updated 2014-02-02

35 mm, Film, Gelatin-Silver, Monochrome, Photography, Street, USA

Slippery

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Garden, Para–aque, Metro Manila.

Parañaque

By someone’s arbitrary measurement, another cycle of this planet’s revolution has just ended. So, depending on which hemisphere you inhabit, the new year starts either during the depth of winter or the height of summer. But perhaps you more sensibly celebrate the commencement of spring? Or maybe fall is the ideal occasion to signal the Earth’s renewal? But if you’re truly smart and not a square, the year only begins during convention season.

APS-C, Color, Digital, Philippines, Photography, Still Life, Street

Water Bearer

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Four homeless men in Silicon Valley did not make it through the season’s first bout of sub-freezing temperatures. Over the last two weeks, three of them froze to death on the streets of San Jose, not far from the Jungle.
Evelyn Nieves (Inside Silicon Valley’s largest shantytown)

35 mm, Film, Gelatin-Silver, Interior, Photography, Still Life, USA

Some Light Reading

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