Loitering

In the past five years, in this weird stage of my life where I’ve been waiting for my younger daughter all over metro Atlanta (and other cities) or otherwise killing time (granted, while shooting street photography, riding bikes, and writing books), I do a helluva lot of loitering (a nebulous term, at best— most likely…

Streetcar updates

So you know I’m a street photographer, mostly while Traveling at the Speed of Bike, with some specific longitudinal photo essays where I track our changing cities over time. I named one of my faves A Streetcar Named Aspire. That’s because the new Atlanta Streetcar aspires to enliven businesses, entice tourists, and engage citizens. I…

Bodies merge and meld

I have reason to be in Downtown Atlanta, just killing time, for two hours once a week for the first eight months of 2018. This past week, I hopped on the Atlanta Streetcar, yet again, to shoot photos for my longitudinal photo essay, A Streetcar Named Aspire (there are almost 1,000 photos in that file now…

Around Ebenezer

These photos, taken around the Martin Luther King Center for Nonviolent Social Change (while Traveling at the Speed of Bike and on the Atlanta Streetcar) are from my longitudinal photo essay, A Streetcar Named Aspire. I share them today in honor of MLK Day. Here’s a short video taken five years ago at the MLK…

Jesus still saves . . .

When you ride your bike down the path of the Atlanta Streetcar, a sign that says Jesus Saves peers down at you from a church steeple. There is more I’ve noticed during these past three years (see my photo essay, titled A Streetcar Named Aspire). Despite all the change that’s in the air, here’s a…

321 police officers, and you

I have been doing a longitudinal photo essay about the effect the new Atlanta Streetcar is having on citizens, businesses, tourists, and the city as a whole. I shoot about half of the time while on bike on the streetcar route, and the other half of the time out the window while riding what I…