One night, as I photographed Downtown Sanford’s Manikins, I noticed two sex dolls. One was positioned as if she was “eating carpet”. Tom Morris, Manikins owner, pointed them out to me. So, I photographed the “carpet munching”. I took two photos. On Facebook, this was friends’ favorite.
Cinco de Mayo (Fifth of May) once happened during a nightlife photo gig. I was photographing various spots in Downtown Orlando. For those that don't know, Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexico defeating France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. This happened May 5, 1862. It's celebrated more in the US than in… Continue reading Cinco de Mayo Photos in Downtown Orlando
Sandwich Bar existed in Orlando's Milk District. DJs from all over the US played here. I photographed here mostly in 2014. I wasn't a hired photographer. Not only that, but I was photographing for another blog I created. One that I no longer use. I'll be honest. Many of these pics aren't my best work.… Continue reading Photos from Orlando’s Now-Closed Sandwich Bar
Towards the end of last year, I started attending Sunday pool parties at Oasis by the River. Oasis exists in Sanford, Florida. Plus, like its namesake, the place is located by a river. A docking area and marina is behind it. Music is provided by DJs Richie Rich, Prez and Blade. You'll hear everything from… Continue reading Sunday Pool Parties at Sanford’s Oasis
Last Saturday, I headed to Nora's Sugar Shack. The beer and wine joint exists on Orlando's Virginia Drive. An art show was happening. Since, I had my camera with me, I decided to take some pics. Nora Brooker, the owner, told me this event will happen every month.
Last week, I was asked to photograph the opening of Will's Pub new kitchen. Will's, an Orlando live band venue, was usually a booze-only spot. Yet, social distancing rules put a damper on both the live entertainment and the crowds. With fewer money spenders, Will's teamed up with local eatery Swine and Sons. The team… Continue reading The Opening of Will’s Pub In-House Kitchen
Recently, I received word Orlando artist Morgan Steele died in an auto accident. You can check out his artwork...here. He was a dear friend of mine. Every time I posted something on Facebook, he had a crazy answer for it. I agreed with his views on how Orlando peeps treat artists. When it comes to… Continue reading Orlando Artist Morgan Steele: Photos and Interview