Monday 26 December 2022

Photographic Thoughts

                             A fleeting glance 

                             Rescued the moment prior 

                             To disappearance

                             The evanescent dance

                             Of gesture and shadow

                             Felt but not seen

                             Figures on a black cloth

                             It’s all we are left with



                            And the slightest

                            Intimation of a past

                                                                                                                                                       Sep 2018

Friday 25 November 2022

La Inmortal Celia Cruz

                         Cali, comienzos de los Ochentas - Photograph ©  

Friday 12 August 2022

Marina Turns Nineteen, Aug 12th - 2022


Funky Profile Self-Portrait


José Sequero, El Gran Pepe - La Caleta, Cádiz, 2014

 In the year 2007 Teresa and I discovered the city of Cádiz at the insinuation of a friend from our town. 7And ever since we have not gone to spend our summer holidays anywhere else. There was no need. The Old town is small, familiar and interestingly attractive. After that discovery I never wanted to explore the larger new city.

One of the great finds on the beach environment was to have made the acquaintance of Pepe, original name José Sequero, a man so particular you could not take your eyes off of him once you had met him. Ever since our first time on the Caleta Beach we have returned, and the first order of business after arrival was to meet and converse with him to get the low down of the situation. 

He was always there. Chain smoker former fisherman and oracle. This past May (2022) we travelled to that town again, first time since the onset of the pandemia, and to our sorrow we discovered that the man who exemplified the beautiful beach and environs had departed this earthly plane. 

By Jack Peilow, ten years had passed since...

This shot was part of a series that young Jack did at the time and was entirely related to beards.  Jack went around town asking men to pose...