Firewing Photography

Dodging the Crowds, Burning in the Streets

“Dandelions and House with Bricked Window,” Kingman Park, Washington, DC, April 2017 The dandelion’s pallid tube Astonishes the grass, And winter instantly becomes An infinite alas. — Emily Dickinson

Dandelion

“Crossing E Street, NE,” Washington, DC, April 2017

The Beegles

“IDK. IDC. IDGAF.” Man with Evening Sun, Chinatown, Washington, DC, April 2017 Some photo titles just write themselves. To me, this photo illustrates one of the principles of street photography (and I said principles not rules). That is, if you shoot using the same process…

IDK. IDC. IDGAF.

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“Three Boys on Bikes,” Chinatown, Washington, DC, April 2017 I recognize these can be considered young men, but at my age, you’re a boy to me unless you’ve hit 30.

Three Boys on Bikes

“Adventures of a Sad Inchworm,” Before the Cherry Blossom Parade, Washington, D.C., April 2017 “Exotic,” Washington, D.C., April 2017 “Pobrecito,” Washington, D.C., April 2017

Las Aventuras de un Gusano Triste

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“Ballou High School Majestic Marching Knights,” Washington, DC, Cherry Blossom Parade, April 2017 We play the hands unfairly dealt, March to words we cannot sing, Then life comes at us, musically, Beseech us make the best of things.

Majestic Marching Knights

According to my Nikon’s time stamp, I clicked off 9 shots at 6:03 P.M. before the clock read 6:04. Here are 3 of them. “Passing Through at 6:03,” Chinatown, Washington, DC, April 2017 “Phoning Home,” Chinatown, Washington, DC, April 2017 “Buffalo Tourists in Chinatown,” Chinatown,…

6:03 P.M.

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“Robert Frank Shoulda Tried Color,” Homage, 1939 Chevy Bus from “Hoosiers,” Cherry Blossom Parade, Washington, DC, April 2017 I wonder how many people will get the reference in the photo’s title.

Robert Frank Shoulda Tried Color

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“Bent,” Maryland, 2010 Do You Bend?  Do you bend but never break? Is there a shoulder for your crying, where you cry, but gather strength? Do your teardrops rise above you, like a cloud ‘fore summer storms? When they step upon you, dear one do…

Do You Bend?

“Bar / Caffè at the entrance to Piazza San Marco,” San Marco, Venezia, Italy, September 2016 I will use this photo to hammer home a point we’ve been making on our Art website, RawNakedArt.com, for some time: black and white photography is relatively easy. In…

Bar/Caffè à la Frank