Of course Bill Cunningham will get mentioned a lot up here in the next couple of days because he recently passed away but also because I take a lot of my influence as a photographer from him.
My favorite thing to photograph are people. Scenes are boring. Anyone can photograph something that is already pretty but a thing in motion or that is making some kind of a shape? Well, that is truly great.
As usual, Downtown Crossing provides a great venue for this. Bill looked for stylish people and I do too sometimes but usually I photograph people wearing REALLY interesting things. Or be-thonged weirdoes. Where are you be-thonged weirdo this year, BTW?
Until he gets here, we have this interestingly attired gent: