Street Portrait Classics the Book

Street Portrait Classics on Blurb

120 Pages of Black and White photographs in the style of the Masters of Photography from the 20th Century. These artists are the Elite of the genre on You can view the entire collection on the flickr group Street Portrait Classics.

Zack Jennings, Ozzie on flickr, graciously organized the flick group Street Portrait Classics to collect just over 100 B&W Street Portraits for publication into a book. The Premium Edition is available in hard cover on and will be available in soft cover from Lulu at a later time.

I am honored to be included with my photo Dared to Look Up.
Dared To Look Up

A Slice of Family

A Slice of Family, originally uploaded by Introducing Nancy.

I thought for sure my next blog post would be a photo from a recent visit to Chinatown which I have been working on for a week or so now. But NO! This amazing accident happened at dinner last night.

My brother Jeff and his wonderful family (Nanci, Aliya, and Sam) are in town for a few days and coincidentally it was also my parents 58th wedding anniversary on July 9th. We decided to take our parents out to dinner and since it was both an occasion and a family visit, the cameras were flying.

While Sam was setting up this shot of his parents, I thought I’d piggy back on the scene and the most serendipitous thing happened. My cam-phone exposure occurred at precisely the same instant as the flash went off on the other camera. This created this great off-camera flash effect. But, when I got home and started processing it, I noticed that I also ended up with an oddly 3-banded image – I’m guessing a flash-synch artifact. I cropped out the middle band and had this remembrance.

Accidental photography for sure!

Mom and Dad @ Father’s Day Lunch

Mom and Dad @ Father’s Day Lunch
, originally uploaded by Introducing Nancy.

It’s Father’s Day again
I never tire from them, each year something special
His watch collection is large
But today he wears the one engraved “Dad”

Mom and Dad @ Brent’s Deli

Happy Father’s Day to my Dad!

Part of my new project Camera Phone Portraits – Portraits in 2 Mega-Pixels or Less.