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Tag: black and white

Hula Hoopin’

Hula Hoopin’, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. She was a natural. And she kept giving me a look that said: “Don’t go away with your big camera. I have a few more tricks up my sleeve.” I sure couldn’t swing a hoop like that when I was her age. Five. What a great age.

Girl Friday

Girl Friday, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. Actually, it was Sunday. And she seemed to be in a bit of a hurry. Maybe she was on her way to church. She didn’t stand still long enough for me to ask. New York. Walkin’ down the street.

The Feather Man

The Feather Man, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. I’d just shot a chess-playing flim-flammer with dollar signs for eyes. Yeah, I could shoot him (he acknowledged ungraciously), but “you gotta toss a dollar in the pot.” So I did. And the shot was crap. I should’ve demanded my buck back. But walking down the street a […]

get in my face and I’ll get in yours

get in my face and I’ll get in yours, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. And hold your gaze with such steely focus that your lens might ignite into flames. and then I’ll go back to eating my McDonald french fries like nothing ever happened and say: “so, you like to take pictures?” with thanks to Raymond […]

He takes pictures & looks askance

He takes pictures & looks askance, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. Then he gets drunk. And takes pictures so amazing you’ll be green with envy, even as he staggers into you and announces: “I need another beer. Now which way is it to the subway again?” That’s when you remind him that he’s the one from […]