Beauty & Some Change

architecture photography, black and white photography, street photography

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A shot I took as I walked to Chinatown in San Francisco. I really like the architecture of the city and I hope I will be able to capture some more shots the next time I go. I would have made the shot more symmetrical, however, I like the imperfection of this shot. There’s almost a dark feeling being presented with the flag waving slightly above the middle of the shot is a nice touch. The word “beautiful” comes to mind when I see this shot. I realize I truly love this.

Been thinking a lot but I still have some more to do. The most important part is to actually act on the results of my deep thinking sessions. There are going to be a lot of changes coming to my life and in result myself.

peace and be free,

David

Friendship

black and white photography, Portrait photography

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Another quick portrait of my friend as he drives us to San Francisco. I couldn’t imagine that I would have two good friends and those two friends would become friends as well. I also can’t believe that I would actually go on a trip with other people. I can honestly say going to San Francisco was one of the best experiences of my life. I hope that I am able to go back with these guys. Someday I’ll go back on my own and explore but I would truly be grateful if the two of them would still be my friends in the future.

Enjoy true friendship,

 

David

 

P.S. not my best portrait but I’m practicing and doing my best to improve.

Beautiful Escape

black and white photography, Portrait photography

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Took this shot of my friend while we were arriving in San Francisco. I really enjoyed it as I know he’s one depressed mofo and that moments where all three friends can hang out are moments where he doesn’t have to be in that mindset. So I would title this photo as “beautiful escape”.

I don’t take many photos of people but I am doing¬† my best to change that. Focusing on portraits in order to further my skills. Hopefully, I can continue to express myself and others through my shots.

Stop

black and white photography, street photography

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A very simple shot that I took at a “Forest Gump” inspired restaurant called Bubba Gumps. I had a good amount of fun at this place and even watched a few moments of Forest Gump.¬† I did my best to try to capture this famous phase that was splayed on the floor under my friends feet.

I’m sure I could have taken this shot better but I captured this shot as I wanted to. It’s not everyday you are in San Francisco with your friends.

Still working things out in my life and making the moves that I need to.

Peace,

 

David

Exploring

architecture photography, black and white photography, street photography

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I find myself doing things that I don’t normally do in order to improve myself. I’ve been spending a good amount of time with my two friends. This shot was taken in a field in one of my friend’s neighborhood. I’m drawn to machines and steel. I like to take shots like these especially when there are wires and the weather is perfect. This shot has a dark feeling to it like it’s showcasing an upcoming storm.

Wanted to capture some of the birds that were hanging out but I did manage to capture one in flight and a few on the top. Now that I’ve studied this shot a bit more, it happens to remind me of Hitchcock’s Birds. It’s a film that I enjoyed especially since I watched it with my grandma who first watched it when she was a little girl.

I’m exploring my options and taking time to truly think.

Words are nice but action is better,

 

David

Let it Be

black and white photography, street photography

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A simple shot I took while leaving work one day. I really love the rain and have yet to capture a shot that I truly enjoy. This one is close but I have a lot of work to do. Thinking about trying out another lense.

 

Going to San Fran tomorrow, I’m excited! There will be a lot of opportunities to take some great shots. Hoping that we don’t run into too much traffic while there. Working on getting a better education in the things that I am passionate about. Stay tuned for that and much more.

Enjoy yourself,

 

David