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Thoughts About Life, June 19, 2020

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Inspiration / Performance Photography / Photo Log / Photography / Positivity

July 14, 2011, San Jose Blues Festival, San Jose, California. Here’s a secret: I really enjoy doing performance photography. But it’s not a concentration: I’ve only posted performance photography twice before. The first was in my fourth blog post ever, on November 30, 2018. Today, for reasons that might already be obvious, I’ve decided to post another. This is Ruthie Foster. She grew up with music in her genes and in her early teens she […]

Lisbon, August 18: Fado at Povo

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Performance Photography / Photo Log / Photography / Portugal

August 18, 2019; Lisbon, Portugal. A quick break from the photo workshop in Switzerland for a jump to the next part of our trip: Portugal to visit family. Sunday night’s dinner was at Povo, a restaurant and Fado house in old Lisbon. The food was excellent traditional Portuguese fare but the main event was Fado. Fado is a traditional music genre native to Portugal. It is most commonly thought of a music of sadness, loss, […]

Switzerland, August 6: How the Day Began

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Performance Photography / Photo Log / Photography / Switzerland

August 6, 2019; Vevey, Switzerland. One of the highlights of our trip was the sixteenth Fête des Vignerons (Winegrower’s Festival.) We’d never heard of the Fête and had no idea of its magnitude and importance. The first clues we got were in the week before the photo workshop while we were visiting friends near Lake Neuchatel in northwestern Switzerland. Every time we mentioned that we were going to the Fête, the response was a more […]

Performance Photography

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Performance Photography / Photo Log / Photography

Recently my wife and I went to see Cirque du Soleil’s Volta in San Francisco. Cirque du Soleil has become an annual tradition for us and every year they manage to jump over the bar they raised for themselves the previous year. Somewhat surprisingly they allow (non-flash) photography from the audience. They won’t allow a full DSLR, but a good pocket camera like a Sony RX100 or a Canon G7 X Mark II will pass muster. […]