I don’t really consider photos taken over pints of Guinness in Red Star to be pro-level shooting, but I thought these came out well and captured a nice moment in time. More to the point I am shocked at … Continue reading
If you find yourself shooting in low light situations then digital noise is likely to bedevil your results. That is to say, as you push the ISO higher to make the sensor more sensitive to light, you will get … Continue reading
I just finished writing an article for Country Roads about the oxbow lakes of Louisiana so I will keep the prose pretty brief today. Red Star started hosting a trivia night, put on by Michael Chalaron and MonkeyBR, a … Continue reading
“Tennessee Williams once wrote, “I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.” The context in which those words were penned is different, but the sentiment holds true. Few communities in the United States are more aware of … Continue reading
$40 the Hard Way from Frank McMains on Vimeo. 759 images shot over 6 hours and 19 minutes with a Canon 5D MKII and a Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM. The camera was set up at the back of … Continue reading
[click images for larger view] After seven years of loyal and selfless service, our man Randall is moving on to greener pastures. Or, he is moving on to New Orleans anyway. He is one of the kindest and most thoughtful … Continue reading
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[click image for larger view] Lost Bayou Ramblers at the Red Star. Another fine Saturday night.
MOD Dance Party Baton Rouge at Red Star.
A familiar refrain from club owners in downtown Baton Rouge is “the more, the merrier,” and Red Star Bar owner Frank McMains is no exception to the rising-tide theory of lifting all boats in the once-desolate zone. “I’ve always been … Continue reading
Roman Keubler, Baltimore friend and front man for the Oranges Band stands in front of Red Star before his performance as Romania!
The Love Language, Schooner and Birds and Arrows played at the bar on Tuesday. We stayed up much too late afterwards and had waffles for breakfast. It was fun, it made my head hurt.