Sunday, September 03, 2006

The kids are alright...

These were taken this summer on the Berkeley campus. The student population is much lighter but there is still a bustle of activity. Check out the Coke shirt -(at least it looks like a Coke shirt to me.)

I didn't alter these shots to show my "off the hip" picture taking technique. Everything comes up with a different angle and composition. :)


Blogger Ga°Elle° said...

Sunday, September 03, 2006 9:43:00 AM  
Blogger JAH said...

Hey yeah that is a coke shirt that you are wearing. It's in thai. I know because I live here so yeah just letting you know that yes indeed it does say coke on your shirt.

Sunday, September 03, 2006 10:08:00 AM  
Blogger Emiana said...

I like that first photo alot. Good on you.

Sunday, September 03, 2006 10:10:00 AM  
Blogger .::Lindsey.Lovegood::. said...

Your photos are really good and some are quite amusing. lol

Sunday, September 03, 2006 11:13:00 AM  
Blogger mwgifts said...

Ya'll read my blogs.....I got two of them posted...they are short....leave me feedback!

Sunday, September 03, 2006 1:38:00 PM  
Blogger Laila said...

Sunday, September 03, 2006 1:53:00 PM  
Blogger Fox's Mom said...

Hi. I found my way here from Blogs of Note. This one really is notable. I've bookmarked you and will come back regularly because your photos and blurbs are interesting in a 'stop and smell the roses' way that I have missed. Thank-you for permiting the public to view this.

Sunday, September 03, 2006 2:43:00 PM  
Blogger Dorian Gray said...

Liked your blog.

Sometimes all i wanna see is a beautiful photo that showed a piece of life somewhere i never visited.

Sunday, September 03, 2006 3:54:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I agree with Dorian, want to see more of pictures of faraway places, like where Jah comes from (Thailand). Be mindful of the travel cost though, but do you know that just about all airlines provide better service and discounts on their long-haul international routes than they do on short-haul domestic routes?

Sunday, September 03, 2006 4:41:00 PM  
Blogger Foxtales06 said...

Love your Blog. Great pictures and text that reaches for and touches something deeply human in all of us! i found your blog because it was a blog of note, an honor you deserve. keep it up. my humble blog

Sunday, September 03, 2006 6:13:00 PM  
Blogger Michael Manning said...

Hey! First time visitor. Very cool photos!

Sunday, September 03, 2006 6:35:00 PM  
Blogger João Filipe Rodrigues said...

In our unsecure modern world, where one's self image and privacy is considered something to be harshly defended, is getting more difficult to make photography with people in everyday life situations.
The natural pose slips away in a split second to be replaced by a suspicious look to the person wearing a camera on the street.
How far are the powerfull images of Henry Cartier-Bresson of the city of lights, bursting with life.
Just for that, your blog deserves to be seen.

Sunday, September 03, 2006 6:38:00 PM  
Blogger CactusFreek said...

Hi :o)
I like your photos and you seem to know what you are talking about.
I took some photos recently on a trip away for my blog. Some people have told me they are great pics, but i just think they are pretty plain. How would you like to come on over and tell me what you think about them for a learned point of view?
The post is titled "Back & Stuffed"

Keep up the great work :o)

Sunday, September 03, 2006 6:47:00 PM  
Blogger RedviperUK said...

I liked your blog a lot, it's cool to see the people we don't always notice when we rush through life without stopping to look.

My Random Thoughts

Sunday, September 03, 2006 6:49:00 PM  
Blogger 20 YEARS MARRIED, MOTHER OF 5 said...

I like the hip approach--my 4 year old take my camera and her photos have the coolest perspective---gs,tracy

Sunday, September 03, 2006 8:12:00 PM  
Blogger Ancient Clown said...

Hey my brother,

I think ya know I too am a fan of your shots, despite stirring up a philosophical debate a few posts back. I seek your assistance in shedding some LIGHT on a dark situation that grows worse daily and is KEPT from the mainstream media. ARTISTS will be needed to combat this "conspiracy of silence".
Our governments in the FREE world are setting up for a cleansing. Daily, homeless people are being kidnapped under the pretense of B.S. charges and then Disappear.
Violations to the Geneva Convention are exercised upon those unable to defend themselves, which constitute an ACT of WAR, as it states that an official declaration need not be made for the rules of the Geneva Convention to apply.
BY THEIR ACTIONS, they have made themselves guilty of these crimes.
By our LACK OF ACTION upon discovery of this, we become co-conspiritors.
"I don't think I know...I just know I'm thinking."
your humble servant,
Ancient Clown

Sunday, September 03, 2006 8:13:00 PM  
Blogger Teri said...

As soon as I see the pix, I knew you took it in Cal Campus...I was like "Oh My God, the stranger was on the campus...Maybe I saw you taking those pix...Nah..I am just kidding! Great shoot! Go Bears!

Sunday, September 03, 2006 9:11:00 PM  
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Sunday, September 03, 2006 10:25:00 PM  
Blogger Sheila said...

I was browsing through blogs and happened upon this one. Love the title... Strangers Among Us. Very cool. You take excellent photos as well. I enjoyed looking at them and reading your thoughts... there's something... deep about them. Hope to be seeing more!

Sunday, September 03, 2006 10:42:00 PM  
Blogger pieter said...

Yup Jah's right. It could be Thai. Yet when I lived in Indochina I recall coke was developing its own local branding for Cambodia. Looks amazingly similar. Thai and Khmer look almost the same but I don't read either as have stopped with Burmese. Brain overload.

And note below the script it does say Coca-Cola.

Monday, September 04, 2006 2:31:00 AM  
Blogger Ms. Perfect said...

University of California Berkeley campus?

Monday, September 04, 2006 5:21:00 AM  
Blogger Adam said...

congrats on getting on the Blogs of note list. Nice style of taking pics.

Monday, September 04, 2006 5:34:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

liked your blog vey much
looking forward to more of ur wonderful pic

Monday, September 04, 2006 5:37:00 AM  
Blogger talksmart said... hopping here...Care for an exchange link? :-)

Monday, September 04, 2006 7:37:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great blog.
Just found you while surfing. Have bookmarked, if you dont mind.

Monday, September 04, 2006 8:30:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Monday, September 04, 2006 9:43:00 AM  
Blogger Kowie said...

Ek geniet jou blog baie - dit is eenvoudig en mooi / Thank you - I enjoyed your blog, it is simple and beautiful. Kowie

Monday, September 04, 2006 10:43:00 AM  
Blogger Oliver said...

You photo guys here should check out the "Qatsi Trilogy" by Godfrey Reggio & Philip Glass. Must be a great inspiration for your blog team. And even further in this connection I can highly recommend Vertov's "Man with a movie camera" which actually inspired Reggio again to create Koyaanisqatsi. :)

Monday, September 04, 2006 1:08:00 PM  
Blogger tranceporter said...

awesmoe blog...its one of those foto blogs which really are worthy of being noted...and ya wonderful pic too guys...coke shirt...lovely....goon on ya mate...and good on your blog too...

Monday, September 04, 2006 1:17:00 PM  
Blogger tranceporter said...

awesome blog...its one of those foto blogs which really are worthy of being noted...and ya wonderful pic too guys...coke shirt...lovely....good on ya mate...and good on your blog too...

Monday, September 04, 2006 1:18:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Monday, September 04, 2006 2:24:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just wanted to let you know that I really like your blog!

Monday, September 04, 2006 2:30:00 PM  
Blogger Shaun said...

awesome as always!

** Shaun **
My awesome blog:


Monday, September 04, 2006 3:43:00 PM  
Blogger SCARLET said...

Hi... saw your blog through the BLOGs of Notes.. Well, with all the blogs on personal views, daily journals... etc etc... (i have to admit im guilty of if too.. hehehe) Yours is refreshing and interesting... with al those pic of ordinary people.. i particularly like that pic... I OWN THIS TOWN & Individual & LOVE.... I'll certainy be a regular here!!! GOOD JOB!!!

Monday, September 04, 2006 10:59:00 PM  
Blogger LatinBlogger said...

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Tuesday, September 05, 2006 5:11:00 AM  
Anonymous elizabeeth said... :)

Tuesday, September 05, 2006 2:23:00 PM  
Anonymous Jenny said...

You should go to Stanford's campus and take pictures of the Band- they're always entertaining!

Wednesday, September 06, 2006 11:01:00 AM  
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Thursday, September 07, 2006 4:43:00 PM  
Blogger Mike said...

What an interesting blog. Your pictures are great, and take that as a compliment from a former advertising photographer of 30+ years. Keep up the great work, and continue to recognize the non-famous.

Friday, September 08, 2006 3:16:00 PM  

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