April 27, 2010

Vieques Journal: One Is A Crowd

Here are a few more from a series of photographs on the Island of Vieques,  just off Puerto Rico. We have been traveling to the island for a few years now. They are sketches, really, made with the light-as-feather Leica. It’s my equivalent to carrying around a sketchbook and pencil. The camera slips around your neck and you hardly know its there.

The name “One Is A Crowd”  came from  a poetry recording by Puerto Rican native Pedro Pietri. I stumbled across it last year. The title seems so appropriate with some of the pictures – and with the restored calm that has returned to the island now that the United States Navy has stopped using it for military exercises. If you want more on that whole saga go here.

I may put a group of these together for a show sometime.

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