Category: New Orleans

Mardi Gras: Photographing Street Festivals and Parades

Photographing Street Festivals and Parades Happy Mardi Gras! I’ve visited New Orleans several times so far, at times, around Mardi Gras. I love the beads, masks, and parades that take over the entire Crescent City. But Mardi Gras (or Fat Tuesday) is one of the street festivals some of us hope to attend and capture ...

Old New Orleans cajun rum

Crescent City

Many years ago, on my very first trip to New Orleans, I remember I drove past a sign which read: “NO Airport.” I took me a moment to realize that that meant “New Orleans Airport.” New Orleans goes by other names. Many might know NOLA as Crescent City, the Big Easy or Mardi Gras City. ...

Fog over Mississippi, NOLA. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Mardi Gras 2016

Mardi Gras 2016 Because it’s Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, here are a few images from New Orleans, aka Crescent City, one of my favorite cities after NYC, of course. There’s nothing like fog on the Mississippi River, vampire and ghosts tours with no other than the fantastic Lord Chaz, or a stroll around the farmers ...