Simon Rodia and Watts Towers

Watts Towers is an incredible group of structures in the Watts district of Los Angeles, California built by brick and tile layer, Simon Rodia over a period of 33 years from 1921 to 1954.

I visited the Towers in the mid 1960′s with my parents but haven’t been back since. I think a trip there is called for on one of my next trips to LA.

I’m a gonna do something.

- Simon Rodia

I think Simon really did something.

Empire State

Empire state

Lunch in New York with some friends. Took this walking from Grand Central diagonally across town toward Chelsea. I’m enjoying the Instagram filters even though stuff like this isn’t part of my “regular” (whatever that means) photographic process. I’m also noticing that my S90 isn’t coming out as much because it’s fun and easy to upload images from the iPhone from almost anywhere. I have no faith that even when digital cameras have this capacity natively (without adding an Eye-Fi card) it won’t be as slick and easy as Apple/iPhone/Instagram.

Empire state