Saturday, May 16, 2009

Touching Hats


Here and below are lovers. Different generations and less ardour in one than the other but both equally touching. Here I asked if I could take their picture but said very little. They were happy to look at each other. This was taken in Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn, NY.

3 comments:

  1. The brightness and colors in this photograph seem to match the relationship. These two look so genuinely happy. They both wear hats well and I love they way their hats meet, "tenting" their mutual looks of admiration.

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  2. You've managed to capture their magnatism famously. Brilliant!

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  3. Thank you, John, for your recent comments. There are very few good critics in the world of photography, but you are up there with Janet Malcolm. I value greatly the small collection of your comments on my subjects and my approach to them, and look forward to the collection growing into a volume.

    Tennis, my other love, has now no good writers on the game, as David Foster Wallace died a few months ago. He was in a class of his own, I admit. I miss him. McEnroe, of course, is excellent, but he is best in the commentary box. There is an opening for you if you can grow to like the game.

    Meanwhile, I look forward to finding more subjects and hitting more balls.

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