Ortega Point

old man and a river
Mr. Boutwell tends his waterfront tomatoes in Jacksonville Florida, 1980. In the 1930s people would dance on his dock at night. His first name was Mister to me. A very steady old man

Author: WmX

I stumbled off the track to success in 1968, started chasing shadows that summer. Since then, In addition to farm-laborer and newspaper photographer my occupational incarnations include dishwasher, janitor, retail photo clerk, plumber, HVAC repairman, auto mechanic, CAT scan technologist, computer worker and politico (whatever it takes to buy a camera.) I am on the road to understanding black and white photography.