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No Boundaries: On the Set of Ron B’s Show

On the set of Ron B’s show, No Boundaries: Up Close and Personal, at MNN (Manhattan Neighborhood Network)   “Just call me Ron B,” the out trans actor, activist and Tina Turner impersonator once told me, back in 2008, when I first interviewed her after meeting her at a World AIDS Day 2007 event. Who’s ...

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 ...

On Product Photography

A Few Tips on Product Photography Product photography might just be the unsung hero of photography. It doesn’t come with the glamour of fashion photography or with the glory of a war or photojournalism assignment. It doesn’t quite appear in National Geographic or Sports Illustrator. And yet, product photography has its charm, and also purpose. ...

Graffiti Art: Demolition Exhibition

Demolition Exhibition: Graffiti art in Jersey City, June 27 – July 4 #GVM004 Jersey City Pep Boys store, on Marin Blvd is no more. Auto parts gone. The building emptied. Evacuated. Turned, quite shortly afterwards, into a mesmerizing work of art. I’m not the best person to have a word to say about graffiti work, ...

cooking breadfruit

Breadfruit: History, Pictures, and Recipes

Photographing the breadfruit tree and a few breadfruit recipes