Tuesday, December 14, 2010

you flirt

hey,we all flirt.....


Two cowboys saying "howdy" before shooting each other..... what? It makes perfect sense to me.


you gotta love clowns.......

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

the clown

I find this clown's smile rather zen-like.
Whatever the heck that means.......

A is for airplane

Nothing like toys and big funky letters......

Friday, November 19, 2010

dino head

I just love goofy kids. Who am I kidding? I am a goofy kid.

a man and a wall of bugs

My Dad at the Belger art gallery in front of a wall of bugs.

flame car

I just love old toys...and fire...and red.

Friday, October 15, 2010

roam with some chrome

Remember when you were a kid and you could ride on someone's handlebars? Well,actually I never could,I was klutz......

the lineup

Some cool old bikes from the guys at Back in the Day bicycle in Parkville. Great bike shop that rents and sells vintage bikes.

have a seat

Thursday, October 14, 2010

morning frost

get ready,fall is coming.......

the waterfall

This is one of my favorite places in Parkville,the Nature Preserve. It's fantastic to just sit and stare at this hidden gem for awhile. The sight,the sound of the water,the fresh air,it's all therapy to me.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

scene from an Italian carnival

I just love carnivals,wherever they are. The lights,colors,smells and sounds,it's all wonderful.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

walking on the train tracks

Summertime fun in Parkville MO.

good eating

"So what did you have for dinner?"
"Oh, the usual, cotton candy and a slushie"

creepy ride

Yeah,let's put the children on the creepy dragon ride,that ought to give them nighmares....

Friday, June 11, 2010

fire hydrant

The fire hydrant was actually this color. No photoshop,it really was this weird.

lifeguard station

Panorama at Malibu Beach. Loved this beach,I just didn't want to leave.


Christmas in L.A. Need I say more?

Thursday, June 3, 2010

in the doorway

As I was walking through the Nelson-Atkins museum,I noticed a beautiful woman being photographed outside. The small doorway provided some great negative space to frame her in. Nothing like being ready with camera for once.

morning light

I just love the light streaming in from the front door on this shot.


Nothing says fun like like whacking a pinata with a bat. Could we pick a more dangerous activity for child to do? Maybe carving pumpkins with a chainsaw? Hunting for Easter eggs in poison ivy? I'm sure we can come up with something.....

cubes of sugar

a cup of coffee and some sugar cubes...nice and simple

Friday, May 28, 2010


The folks at Succotash really know their food AND coffee. I could drink that coffee all day..... or at least until the colors start vibrating in my vision.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

eating cereal

Nothing like eating Cheerios in the morning sunlight.

salt and pepper in the sunlight

I just happened to see this setting in a vacant restaurant in Union Station,the light and position was perfect. After I took my shot,I look up to see a security guard motioning for me to leave. All the best photos have some element of risk,danger or trouble. Coincidentally,these are my favorite themes. I tend to view a "No Trespassing" sign as "Come on in,Carlo".

reflections in the table

There are mirrored table tops at Succotash restaurant,they make for interesting photographs. Great light,great setting and a great place to eat.

electric pagoda

The shining electric pagoda set against the dreary sky after sunset is a great visual. I just love LA's Chinatown, so glad I got to visit there during December of 2009. It was refreshing to walk around in the drizzle,enveloped in the warm glow of neon light.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The lone lit lantern

I just love this lone lantern lighting the way,standing out among the others. It kind of reminds me to keep on shining no matter what happens in life.

Window in Chinatown,LA

You know,if you're going to have a window,really have a window.

Morning in Radda Chianti

One morning,I awoke to this scene outside my window in Radda in Chianti,Italy. Was I dreaming? Could anything be this beautiful? Would I be able to grab my camera in time before the fog cleared? These are the moments that you live for......

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

cactus garden

The tones in this photograph remind me of the old Autochrome films of long ago. I spend more time trying to get that muted analog film feel. Here under the muted foggy sky,it just happened naturally.

The Getty garden

The mysterious foggy gardens in the rain,a perfect place to lose yourself in thought.

Getty museum in the fog