Monday, August 29, 2016


I have been fascinated for some time by the passion people have for self documentation. The selfie scene, brought to life by recent technological changes has created a portrait parade in the billions and NYC, with it’s wide range of background options keeps my file of people taking pictures of people in constant growth mode.    

all photos ©Ken Brown

Monday, August 22, 2016


Summertime heat wave and the tats are out … 

I have always been a fan of artful expression and the many forms that it takes. One of the more significant changes in recent years is the obvious inclusion of tattoo art in the way we present. It is as varied as the sizable percentage of (mostly) young people who have adopted it into their lives. This is a very small and non-objective sampling from the many acres of ink that have spread out across the social landscape (OK, I admit to loving the oddball flavors).

all photos ©Ken Brown

Monday, August 15, 2016


This collection of photos taken over the last several years, explores the realm of 
beautiful decay, the art that is created by a combination of time and nature. The
post was inspired, in part, by seeing the wonderful film portrait of Rosamond Purcell, “An Art that Nature Makes” by Molly Bernstein, and (small disclaimer), joined by “Season of Wonder” by Lisa Crafts, now showing at the Film Forum.

all photos ©Ken Brown

Monday, August 8, 2016


In my ongoing “hunting and gathering” rambles around the city, I am still amazed   by the sheer variety of surreal vignettes that present themselves with great regularity ...

all photos ©Ken Brown

Monday, August 1, 2016


                                                    A summer dip in the vertical files...

all photos ©Ken Brown