Going into the subway in Chicago is like walking down a flight of stairs into a hole in the ground. And then there is Washington, DC!
I spent some time there (and in New York and Richmond, Va.) last week working on a book project. Took the DC Metro several times and I was in awe of the architecture in the subway stations of the Metro. Puts Chicago (and New York) to shame.
While in DC, we went to interview my friend Eric Hilton, one of the leaders of the band Thievery Corporation, who owns a bunch of restaurants in DC. We went to his restaurant “Marvin” named after Marvin Gaye. (He is a big fan of soul music.)
When I photographed him for the book, I positioned him in front of a huge portrait of Marvin Gaye painted on the wall. I kept on telling him to move his head so that I could catch the light.
“I learned very early in my career to always do whatever the photographer tells me to do. They know what they are doing.”
YIKES!! Why can’t they all be like that.