Didgeridoo

This young woman is a street performer we encountered a few years ago while strolling along the Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain. Even before I saw her, I knew I was hearing a didgeridoo, which makes a kind of a droning sound. Was she a good didgeridoo player? Perhaps a virtuoso? Frankly, I couldn’t tell…

05-22-09 Paris Street Performers

This photo was taken on a “walking tour” of Paris that was part of the last school trip I took with students. We saw various parks and buildings but at one point, while walking through an arcade, we encountered this group of street musicians. I wanted more than the musicians in the photo and so…

05-11-09 A Blurry Band

I did a series of photos with this effect for the WHS yearbook a few years ago. There are two special techniques being used. One is called “dragging the shutter.” What happens is that if you turn your flash on but manually adjust the shutter speed to a fairly slow speed, you can sometimes get…