– life on the streets of a big little city on the Gulf Coast –

back alley

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Urban Jungle

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Dookie Chute

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Pretty Dresses

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If Looks Could Kill

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I take pictures of people I don’t know.

Sometimes they smile, sometimes they frown. I can try to make educated guesses but in truth I never really know how they are going to respond.

I have been prowling streets for only slightly more than half a year now, but have accumulated some encounters you may find interesting.

The above is from the Foreword to a photo-essay, “If Looks Could Kill: When Strangers Notice You Taking Their Picture.” Click on the title if you wish to read the 26 page pdf.

 

 


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Bracelets, Rings, Nail Polish & All The Comforts of Home

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That’s a cross on a chain she seems to be putting back into her purse, for all the good it hasn’t done her.


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The Purloined Conch Shell

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Temptation (Woman Beckoning With An Apple)

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Bermuda Quadrangle: Enter At Your Own Risk

tattoo parlor


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Ex-Con

'hard times' tattoo

The caption to his tattoo of a jail cell (hover your mouse to enlarge image) indicates the guy on the right has done some ‘Hard Time.’ The cherubic kid on the left may be his ‘bubba’ but I didn’t stick around long enough to find out. πŸ™‚


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The Money Changer

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