Month: October 2010

Casa Lapostolle Vineyard and Winery Chile

I have always loved the wines of Lapostolle and now that I have had the chance to visit their vineyard in Chile I am even more of a fan. They are 100% organic, have built a gravity fed… Read More

Santiago street life a contrast in style


Santiago street life the body snatcher

Santiago is a city I hate to leave. I grabbed this shot yesterday while walking to the Mercado central for lunch. The poor guy carrying the mannequins down the street kept dropping them on the ground to the… Read More

Santiago Chile Street Theater Plaza de Armas

Santiago Chile has a dynamic street theater community. There are jugglers and acrobats that perform at traffic lights and in the public squares of the city you never know what you will you find. This performer at the… Read More

Casa Silva Chile. Miners earthquakes and amazing wine.

Chile,10/20/10. It is a fantastic time to be in Chile, the entire country is glowing with a sense of national pride after the amazing rescue of the miners and along with surviving a major earthquake it has given… Read More

Jeff Bridges, Zen Peacemakers Symposium for Western Socially Engaged Buddhism in Montague, MA.

I photographed Jeff Bridges at the Zen peacemakers in Montague MA during the “Western Socially Engaged Buddhism Symposium”. The “Dude” is cool. Along with Jeff on the Arts for Social Change panel were: Beat poet Anne Waldman; author… Read More

Santiago Chile and the Gorda Completa-Full Fat Hot Dog Extravaganza

I am traveling to Chile next week and am thrilled to be going back. I have unfinished business there, the Gorda Completa. During my last trip I only had time for a quick walk around Santiago and grabbed… Read More

Where to stay in Taipei. The Grand Hotel and The Forte Orange

Taiwan. The Grand Hotel in Taipei is in fact…grand. The lobby alone is larger than many small towns. Built in 1952 by Chiang kai shek and his wife to accommodate ambassadors and foreign quests, there is even a… Read More

Where to stay in Shanghai, Hua Ting Hotel & Towers

Shanghai is big. With some estimates of over 20 million people and growing, it is one of the largest cities in the world. In such a thriving mass of humanity, it is nice  to have an oasis of… Read More

Charles Neville and Jessica Freeman at the Academy of Music 4th annual Gala

Last night I was shooting for Charles Neville and singer Jessica Freeman performed at the Academy of Music 4th annual Gala. This was a great event at my favorite theater and music hall. Charles is always fantastic,… Read More