Aug 312010
 
LouFest Recap

It was a grueling two days of constant movement as I tried to document as much of the festival spirit and performers as possible, but the weather was sunny and the vibe of the crowd was amazing so I just kept moving, and kept making photos.

Aug 172010
 

Some recent work that I’ve been unable to post for one reason or another. Until now, anyway.  It’s good to see that young people recognize the importance of presenting a quality image of themselves, whether they’re promoting their band, trying to land a job, or angling for a modeling gig. Paul This hip young gunslinger [Continue Reading…]

Aug 132010
 
At The Fair, Part 6 of 6: Demolition!

Sure, there are probably some female derby drivers out there but the spectacle of giant, battered sedans powered by roaring motors (with the minimal exhaust pipes jutting straight through the hood) smashing into each other at full tilt is most attractive to those carrying a Y chromosome.

Aug 122010
 
At The Fair, Part 5 of 6: On The Midway

Even the most jaded and cynical adult is forced to crack a warm-hearted smile when watching kids enjoy the carnival. Their eyes light up at the myriad of sights and sounds, their energy reserves continually replenished with every swoop, whoosh and spin.

Aug 102010
 
At The Fair, Part 4 of 6: Eats & Treats

As Anthony Bourdain has repeatedly pointed out, all civilized cultures feature some version of street food based on grilled meats in tube form. Hot dogs, polish sausages, bratwursts, corn dogs–they’re all celebrated icons of festival gastronomy and all were well represented at this fair.

Aug 082010
 
At The Fair, Part 2 of 6:  Horseplay

Considering the physicality of this sport, there’s no worry of childhood obesity in these young participants, although I’d recommend a helmet. Recovering from a head injury after a spill can be a lot tougher than losing your childhood chubbiness, I reckon.