35 Doors in Malta

— 35 DOORS IN MALTA — Doors. One of the most common things you’ll see anywhere you travel. Malta and Gozo are no different. I photographed hundreds of doors during my time there; some were centuries old, others were modern in design. As I wandered the streets in villages large and small, I was intrigued…

12 Balconies in Malta

Why are there so many balconies in Malta? What does their Maltese name, il-gallarija Maltija, mean? Here are 12 styles to ponder.

Balmy Alley Walls Have Art II

Robots made from apartment buildings, Latino film stars, angels, cowboys, farm laborers, immigrants, religious icons, and much, much more. The walls of Balmy Alley, in San Francisco’s Mission, have art.

A Walk on Marsaskala Harbor

A Walk on Marsaskala Harbor in Malta led me to fisherman with awfully long poles, salt pans, a raided palace, street art, the ghost of Muammar Gaddafi, and a Bulgarian stalker.

The fishing boats of Marsaxlokk…

It’s early morning. The sky is changing from deep indego to gold. The fishing boats of Marsaxlokk bob quietly in the harbor. Fisherman sit under a shelter drinking coffee and eating Maltese pastries. On a stripped bench, a deckhand catches a few winks. The conversations are mostly in Maltese, but I hear English, Italian, and a language I think might be an African dialect.

2017- My Favorite Photos

Prolific doesn’t say enough when it comes to my photography. I take 1000s of pics in a year. 2017 was photo-op filled from my travels around the country. California, Oregon, Florida, Washington DC (twice), Chicago, New York City, and all the states between Chicago and San Francisco filled my travel card in 2017. I traveled…