Yesterday was the 104th anniversary of the birth of Henri Cartier-Bresson, one of the more famous street photographers. In memory of his birth here’s a street photo. He is well known for coining the phrase: ‘the decisive moment,’ from the book of the same title. Another of his sayings was, ”In photography, the smallest thing can be [...]
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Every year on the third Saturday in August, Port Townsend hosts a street fair – Uptown. In addition to the normal Saturday Farmer’s Market vendors, food vendors and crafts people put up booths to sell their stuff. Several blocks are filled with vendors, so don’t expect to drive through the normal arteries. Theoretically at 1:00 [...]
The Jefferson County Courthouse perches Uptown and overlooks the Boat Haven at sunset. Where else but Port Townsend could you catch a scene like this? Click photo for larger view.
This is a Kora, a type of harp of West African origin. The musician played it during the Port Townsend Saturday Farmer’s Market. It sounds like nothing I’ve ever heard, but I kept coming back for more. This is the 20th year for the Market. That’s hard to believe. K was on the original steering [...]
We have so many deer wandering through Port Townsend that they have become an infestation. I keep taking photos hoping for an interesting shot. This will do. Click photo for larger view.
The Wooden Boat Festival wasn’t the only Port Townsend venue to shoot photos of last weekend. As always there was the Farmer’s Market, Uptown. It’s obvious that I wasn’t the only one having a good time at the Market. Click photo for larger view.
The Saturday Port Townsend Farmer’s Market is large and busy. The Wednesday Market usually has the local farmers selling produce and few craft or artisan vendors. Here we see a vendor trimming the leaves off a head of cauliflower before weighing it. I processed the photo as black and white to emphasize the interesting texture and lines.