On a recent trip to north Louisiana to photograph the early stages of the flooding in Tensas Parish, I ran into a writer for the Indian Country Today Media Network. He was in the state for my cousin’s wedding … Continue reading
Under normal conditions there are not a whole lot of chances to go kayaking in Louisiana during the summer. Certainly, lakes abound and one can wet their line fishing from a kayak in Grand Isle but most of the … Continue reading
Even my precious and newly minted Louisiana Association of Broadcaster’s press-badge could not get me access to the levee this evening. I am sure there is some public safety rationale for it but if the Kansas City-Southern trains can run … Continue reading
I don’t have a lot to say about these pictures other than that I am realizing a few inescapable truths. First, it is getting really hot. Taking pictures outside during the summer is no cake-walk for anyone involved. The … Continue reading
I went to Chicago with my uncles for a few days. I took a few pictures and had some nice meals. The elevated train is loud in downtown Chicago, but the Field’s Museum is really neat.
I was in New Orleans for my dear, first cousin Robert’s wedding to the lovely Kate Barnett. The had a great wedding photographer from Birmingham who shot most of the wedding with film. He used a Leica M6, a … Continue reading
I managed to get myself on the correct ferry this morning and went across the river from the bottom of Canal Street to Algiers Point. It was crisp for a morning in May as the ferry pulled against the … Continue reading
New Orleans in the very early morning may be my favorite time to wander its streets. However, early morning is not when I am at my navigational best. That is why I found myself on the Gretna Ferry rather … Continue reading
It’s hard to take pictures from a moving car. And actually, this is water coming out of the end of the spillway, the sluice gates are south north of these train tracks. Lots of water.
“One who knows the Mississippi, will promptly aver — not aloud, but to himself — that ten thousand River Commissions, with the mines of the world at their back cannot tame that lawless stream, cannot curb it or confine … Continue reading
There has been a lot of activity on this picture over at my Flickr page recently so I figured I’d go ahead and post it here. I have more shots of this area, that were not taken with a … Continue reading
Indian Mounds dot the delta plain west of the Mississippi between the eastern bluffs and the course of the Ouchita River. These are a little know and little understood series of earthen constructions mostly dating from around 1000AD. The … Continue reading