Monday, November 23, 2009
my favorite photo of the moment. taken at Harry the Hat's aka the 'Hat House'. one photographer that i admire greatly is Herman Leonard. he is an amazing person and highly accomplished photographer most well know for his Jazz archive. in that archive, he has quite a few portraits of Jazz musicians like Lester Young and Dizzy that are not portraits of them as people, but of their things. here's a shot of Herman's for reference...
that was my train of thought behind taking this photo at the time. a portrait of Harry, without him. i think it was a success. i will always love it.