Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

The World Series

Posted by curt on October 28, 2012 in Photography | No Comments

My home team, the San Francisco Giants, won the World Series tonight, sweeping the Detroit Tigers in four games. It was a sweet victory, indeed. This was a team in every sense of the word. Sue and I were lucky enough to go to games two and six of the NCLS, as well as game […]

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Zombie-O-Rama IV San Jose

Posted by curt on September 2, 2012 in Photography, San Jose | No Comments

Friday was the fourth installment of Zombie-O-Rama in downtown San Jose, and the second time my son and I attended. We had a blast. I estimate a couple of thousand people showed up, most of them in makeup. Some of these folks take this very seriously, as you can tell by the photos below. They […]

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Art’s Treasure Trove

Posted by curt on August 23, 2012 in Photography | No Comments

Art’s Treasure Trove on Route 66 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Across the parking lot from Art’s is Garcia’s, a Mexican food restaurant with a great neon sign that was featured on Breaking Bad. Anyway, I ate lunch at Garcia’s and had a friendly chat with the waitress, who recommended the brisket taco plate, which was […]

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Blue Doors

Posted by curt on August 14, 2012 in Photography | 3 Comments

Blue doors and windows are a common sight in New Mexico, prompting visitors to wonder at their significance. According to Southwestern Homes and Living, “Blue painted doors and windows are a folkloric tradition, and the color’s exact meaning depends upon whom you ask.” Most New Mexico abuelas (grandmothers) would tell you that the color wards […]

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The Chevy at Los Ojos

Posted by curt on August 12, 2012 in Photography, Used Car Parts | No Comments

Whenever I’m in northern New Mexico, I try to swing by the small town of Los Ojos. And every time I notice the old Chevy parked in the front yard of one of the homes. I’ve never photographed it because I didn’t want to invade the owner’s privacy. But earlier this month I was shooting […]

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Art at The Usuals Presents “Us”

Posted by curt on July 27, 2012 in Photography | 1 Comment

The Usuals, a boutique shop on The Alameda in San Jose, will open a new art show tomorrow night entitled “Us,” a group show consisting of work by San Jose area artists. I will have a piece on display, “Doorway to the Bay” below. There will be live music and festivities at the opening, and […]

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Time

Posted by curt on July 21, 2012 in Photography, San Jose | No Comments

The neon sign atop the Time Deli at the corner of Bascom and Stevens Creek / San Carlos. The Time Market started operation in 1950 at what was then considered a “prime location” by its owners, Sam and Joe Carlino. (This particular corner is looking a little worse for wear nowadays, with The Pink Poodle […]

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