This has to be, hands down, my favorite black & white shot.
The SQO and I were out walking the tracks on a spring afternoon. Why? ‘Cause it was something to do…a way to leave the 4 apartment walls behind, and amuse my photography muse.
Actually, I think there was a bit more to it. He might have been looking for a new backdrop for photos of the band. He might have seen the photos I took of the graffiti in that area. He might have even been just ‘in the mood’ for a walk.
I do remember taking a bunch of shots. Somewhere in that photo session, I inadvertently set the camera to greyscale, and squeezed off – among other things – this shot. When I got it off the camera?
Yea…shocked…but very, very pleased.
This shot has gone all the way to Amazon. It’s the cover for the SQO’s book: