Tea Room at Caddo Lake

Right across from the Johnson’s Ranch is the Tea Room. This dilapidated shack that looks like something straight out of a gruesome horror film used to serve as a speakeasy during Prohibition. Appearances of the Tea Room include the opening credits scene of the television show “True Blood, in the feature film “Gator Bait” and in a number of Disney films and productions. I have mostly seen straight on photos of the place, so naturally I wanted to get a different and unique angle close in and showing the side! This print is also available in black and white.

Caddo Lake – Tea Room

Fall in the Swamps with intense fog and rain

Just added on my fine art photography site some photos of fall colors and foggy swamps at Caddo Lake, one of the most beautiful places on earth. I was so happy be be finally out there with my kayak and to be able to take somany images! Click on each photo to open the gallery where you can see much larger photos and purchase prints. The main gallery with a lot more photos is here. All photos are available for licensing.

Prints for sale of Caddo Lake swamps
Swamps are naturally beautiful, when the fog is so thick and the fall colors are just “ripe” it is and amazing show to witness in person. Breathtaking and humbling comes to mind. Click on each photo to open the gallery where you can purchase prints.
Photos for sale of Caddo Lake swamps
Warm water and cold air temperature are creating these magic moments which don’t last very long at all! (click on photo to purchase a print)
Amazing light and scenery, I can’t wait to go back! (click on photo to purchase a print)
I got lucky enough be under a heavy rain day, and very cold weather that helped creating as the results the fog. Because the conditions it was hard to shoot in but worth it and very rewarding as well. (click on photo to purchase prints)
“Add a caption”…, what caption does this photo need? 🙂 (click on photo to purchase prints)
Hard to see with a wide angle but right here it was pouring down, I had to empty my kayak form the rain with a cup (click on photo to purchase prints)
I got lucky enough be under a heavy rain day, and very cold weather that helped creating as the results the fog. Because the conditions it was hard to shoot in but worth it and very rewarding as well. (click on photo to purchase prints)

Foggy and still water, me myself and I…(click on photo to purchase prints)

Wouldn’t you want to glide with your kayak on this!? (Click on photo to purchase a print)

Caddo Lake at its best!(Click on photo to purchase a print)
(Click on photo to purchase a print

The main gallery with a lot more photos is here. All photos are available for licensing.

Photo of New Orleans Skyline at Twilight!

New Orleans Skyline at Twilight with Superdome
New Orleans Skyline at Twilight with Superdome

Finally I have found the time to upload this killer image of New Orleans Skyline at dusk! It has been taken from the “Ain’t there no mo'” Time Picayune’s Clock Tower which has been demolished earlier this year. It was the very best point of view of the city of New Orleans! To purchase a print or a canvas gallery wrap, please click the link here !

Latest Photos Are here!

Photo of Mardi Gras Day in the French Quarter of New Orleans
To take this image on Mardi Gras day I had to sit in a very unique spot to get this particular angle that I was after. Let’s just say that sidewalks are pretty “sticky” any day, on Mardi Gras Day that would be an understatement…but hey i got what I wanted!

As promised in  my previous post, here are some of my “newest” photos finally available for purchase at www.nolaPIC.com as fine art prints or canvas gallery wraps. They are a a selection of my best images taken from 2015 to 2016 in New Orleans and surrounding areas. Please click on each individual image to be taken on my other site to order.

New Orleans Black and white photo
this black and white photo is not too shabby either, actually I love it, and I think I may even like it better than the color one.

 

black and white photo of fog in new orleans

 

As promised in  my previous post, here are some of my “newest” photos finally available for purchase at www.nolaPIC.com as fine art prints or canvas gallery wraps. Click on each individual image to be taken on my other site to order.

 

photo ofMardi Gras on Royal street in New Orleans
Mardi Gras day on Royal Street in New Orleans

 

 

As promised in my previous post, here are some of my “newest” photos finally available for purchase at www.nolaPIC.com as fine art prints or canvas gallery wraps. Click on each individual image to be taken on my other site to order.

 

Photo of Morning Call at City park in New Orleans

 

Black and white photo of Irma Thomas in New Orleans
Irma Thomas the Soul Queen of New Orleans

Golden Star Hunters Big Chief Larry Bannock

These are just a few samples of the many photographs available for ordering online at
 www.nolapic.com or click on each individual image to be taken to the ordering site.

 

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 To view more images of the Golden Star Hunters Big Chief Larry Bannock funeral,
please click on each image or go directly on my other site www.nolaPIC.com

 

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   To view more images of the Golden Star Hunters Big Chief Larry Bannock funeral,

please click on each image or go directly on my other site www.nolaPIC.com

 

 

At the The Multimedia Art Museum – Moscow House of Photography

Phil Harris Jazz funeral

 

April 10, 2014
I’m very excited to have these photos of mine selected to be shown at the The Multimedia Museum – Moscow House of Photography as part of a show sponsored by the U.S Embassy in Moscow to highlight America’s diversity for Russian audiences. The Multimedia Museum is the leading institution exhibiting photography in Moscow with recent exhibitions of Elliot Erwitt, Sebastiano Salgado, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Martin Parr, Alec Soth, Steve McCurry, August Sander, Berenice Abbott and upcoming 2014 exhibitions of Garry Winogrand. The New Orleans Culture Exhibition runs from May to July 2014.

 

Sallie Ann Glassman Voodoo Priestesess

 

About the photographs:
On June 9th, 2010, Discovery channel filmed a funeral parade to honor the life of Captain Phil Harris from TV’s Deadliest Catch. Crew from Deadliest Catch and the music of The Soul Rebels Brass band attended-in the Marigny District Jazz funeral event in New Orleans.

Voodoo Ceremony with Vodou Priestess Sallie Ann Glassman. Original post here: http://www.pompo.com/2013/07/14/head-washing-ceremony-with-voodoo-priestess-sallie-ann-glassman/

These  are just a few samples of the many photographs available for ordering online at www.nolapic.com or click on each individual image to be taken to the ordering site.

 

 

 

2014 Krewe of Zulu Pictures !

April 1st 2014

What an incredible Mardi Gras it was, my love/obsession for shooting with the rain came through this 2014 Mardi Gras day and on top of that I really got up and close to my all time favorite Krewe of  Zulu for some unreal pictures! It was VERY cold and miserable, ( at least for New Orleans standards) but nothing great comes easy in life, does it…I suffered more than you can imagine, trust me on dat,  but some of the Zulu photographs are in my opinion simply amazing! I’ll let you decide! ok?

 

These are just a few samples of the many photographs available for ordering online at www.nolapic.com or click on each individual image to be taken to the ordering site.

 

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Krew of Zulu ! Click image to purchase a print on nolaPIC.com

 

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 Zulu Mardi Gras New Orleans
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 Zulu New Orleans
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 Krew of zulu New Orleans Mardi Gras 2014

 

New Orleans Black and White Photography of Zulu
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As always click on each picture above to purchase a fine art print from my other site http://www.nolaPIC.com or to see many more in a larger size;  The smaller size in here doesn’t do justice to the images!

The “usual suspects” in Jackson Square, and Royal Street. Guest Star on the broom, Dr. Love !

January 22, 2014

Most street street musicians and artists in new Orleans performs where the tourists are, so they can make a living selling CDs and making a few tips while they do what they love. Beside the “first French Quarter stop” of Jackson Square, right in front of the St. Louis Cathedral, next, comes Royal Street, where most galleries are. There you will find performers lined up during busy weekends. Some of the musicians and artists line show up to hold their spot the night before just to make sure they have the prime spot available on crowded weekends!

Yes Ma'am on Royal Street. Click image to view larger and/or purchase a print.
Click image to view larger and/or purchase a print.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These are just a few samples of the many photographs available for ordering online at www.nolapic.com or click on each individual image to be taken to my other  website.

Brass Band In Jackson Square. Click image to view larger and/or purchase a print.

 

 

 

I hadn’t seen Dr. Love in quite some time and just a few days ago I wondered what happened to him…There he was, in da Square in better shape than ever and with a bigger smile than ever! To see more pictures of Dr. Love click here.

My Photos Published in National Geographic Traveler

 

January 13, 2014
These two pictures taken at the 2011 Satchmo Summerfest second line have been published on the December 2013/January 2014 of NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER print issue (above), and iPad article, full spread (shot below). Not only the National Geographic publication included on their article “Best of the world 2014” the City of New Orleans, but they placed it first on its list! Pictured above from left to right are Jennifer Jones,  Selma Heraldo, Louis Armstrong’s beloved neighbor and friend, and Yoshio Toyama followed by the Treme Brass Band in front of the St. Augustine Church in Treme. I was indeed very happy to hear from Yoshio that he particularly loved the image with Selma very much, since he knew her very well and wasn’t expecting her to briefly join the second line with him that day. Selma Heraldo, the main living link to Louis Armstrong, sadly passed a few months later that year.

To purchase open edition fine art prints of these photographs please click on each image or go directly on my other website www.nolaPIC.com