Capturing the CAPE #River Folk


I moved to Cape Girardeau, Missouri, in April 2018, after living in Washington, D.C. for many years. This is my online journal capturing photographs and life in this beautiful river city. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

October and the river is high again. The Themis Street floodgate is closed with the river flooding the south...

Folk enjoying the Mississippi River near the Riverfront Park in downtown Cape Girardeau.

People are interesting, simple, complicated, beautiful, unique and one of my favorite subjects to photograph -

After a couple of frigid days in the low teens, the weather took an upward turn towards the sixties last weekend. Since it had been so cold, it probably felt warmer than it really was outside.

I think I'll go down to the river to sit and think for awhile. Maybe skip stones across the water or stroll along a riverfront mile.

What makes a good river folk photograph? The person first and foremost. But it's also capturing a picture that has something more -

My river folk photo journal continues - snapping pictures of people being themselves at the riverfront in downtown Cape.

My favorite subject to photograph is people and the Cape Riverfront Park is the perfect backdrop - I call it my river studio. When photographing people I try to capture their uniqueness without..

Humans are fascinating and one of my favorite pastimes is to people watch. Whether it's in an airport waiting for a plane, the East Village in New York City or my new favorite 'people watching' place - the Cape Riverfront Park.