Firewing Photography

Dodging the Crowds, Burning in the Streets

Here’s my 21-photo entry to this week’s photo challenge — Green. I have a cheat code: I have a lot of my favorite shots sorted by color, thanks to my wife. Here’s a selection from the green gallery (not green and pink or green and…

It IS Easy Being Green!



“A View of Lower Manhattan from the 86th Floor, showing the Flatiron Building (lower center) and One World Trade (upper center),” Empire State Building, New York City, October 2015 “Woman checks 86th Floor Selfie,” Empire State Building, New York City, October 2015 “Mid-town Manhattan,” Empire…

Atop the Empire State Building



“Fifth Avenue Princess,” NYC, New York, October, 2015. Even future Wall Street tycoons get to be pretty sometimes. Be you; everything else is a cheap imitation.

5th Avenue Princess

People and cell phones beneath the Verizon sign, Grand Central Terminal, New York City, October 2015 When I’m shooting, I am rarely an artist. Indeed, I can go so far as to say that the creation of an art piece rarely rises to the surface…

The Art of the Mundane



Originally posted on Raw, Naked Art:
I’ve put together my first post, featuring a small, ongoing photo project I call “Countries of Old Men.” It consists of photos of old guys (like myself) whom I’ve photographed in my travels. I’ve always found it interesting…

Countries of Old Men

“Woman with No Eyes / Headless Woman,” Penn Quarter, Washington, D.C., 2016




“I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” — Robert Frost For the Weekly Photo Challenge – The…

The Road (Less) Taken



“Sunday, October 05, 2008,” Chinatown, Washington, DC

Sunday Paper

“Beauty, Deconstructed,” Hampton High School, Hampton, Virginia, 1976. Here’s another old photo I’ve re-edited. This one I decided to turn into an art piece, since it’s one of my first “favorite” shots. I took this one while in high school at age 17. If you’re…

Beauty, Deconstructed

Granada, Spain, July 2014. This is a shot I used before, but I changed my editing style for my “Man of Color” project and have redone this shot accordingly. It took me a great deal of time to see the “matching” that is going on…

WPC: A Good Match



“Woman with White Hair,” Rockville, Maryland, 2008. I was limited here by a crappy camera, so these aren’t as well done as I’d have liked. Still, I think I captured her expressions. It’s all about the composition in the end any way, isn’t it?

Woman with White Hair

“Mathematics,” Germantown, Maryland, 2008. Let’s see if you get the title.