Why street you ask? Because it's documentary photography - being the candid photographing of unfamiliar subjects usually in urban environments. All walks of society, regardless of economic class, share the public spaces and one documents the human condition via capturing those chance encounters. Your internal reality will reflect elements of yourself back to you in your external environment, so documenting those “random” incidents can be of great reward since there are no coincidences.

Shooting street is Niles' main form of still work. Using the experiences of looking through a rangefinder camera as a way to look back at himself. It’s a life therapy technique he does, sometimes with others but mostly alone, to capture the light of anyone he finds interesting or compelling. Here's a blurb regarding:

Niles occasionally mentors with others which is intrinsic. Extrinsically, he's been working on bringing an intimate street photography workshop / group photo walk into manifestation. Since even the most introverted amongst us enjoy spending time with others who have similar interests.

He guarantees tons of proactivity, humor, compassion, and personality in the host! As well as exotic locations visited, beautiful photos made, philosophical discussions had, memorable fellowship gained, and all around life-changing excellence achieved. 




The electric skateboard, while loathed by conventional “skaters”, does have its advantages for those who never learned to kick off the ground properly.


Not all police officers in Los Angeles are real cops. They are actors. Just like how not all politicians in Washington D.C. are real either, they are also actors.


Rangfinder porn.


The Starbucks logo contains a Siren. In Greek mythology, the sirens were hybrid women, portrayed as seductresses who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices into dangerous waters and to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island. This oftentimes resulted in their demise, thus the symbol sometimes has an affiliation with death. They are half bird and half extremely attractive woman, considered to be dangerous and thus more modern references have association with obsession and addiction.

Coffee anyone?


As the wonderful NYC street photographer Bill Cunningham used to say, “The best fashion show is always on the street. Always has been, always will be.”


Thank you Ronald Wilson Reagan (6 letters, 6 letters, 6 letters) for 40+ years of golden shower trickle down. Jeff Bezos can tell us more…


TEENAGERS! Tired of being hassled by your stupid parents? Act now! Move out, get a job, pay your own bills… While you still know EVERYTHING!

Can you spot the fallacies in this humor?


China has tricked a billion + people into being slaves. Exhibit A - These folks spending all day every day creating dumpling after dumpling after dumpling.


As I sit here drinking my coffee infused Scotch, I contemplate the FDA’s strong-arm tactics used to intimidate and terrorize Americans into remaining weak and submissive so they tow their police state line on healthcare, which is really sick care, and medicine, which is really corporate for-profit medicine.


A 50mm Summilux (Leica's pretentious naming convention for an f1.4 lens) will set you back at least $4000. However, if has no planned obsolescence and if you take great care of it, it can render stunningly beautiful shots for the rest of a human’s lifetime...


Tattoos are standard operating procedure in Camden Lock.


A death-metal strong-bearded alien creature has been spotted!

It bestowed a face-melting pink laser bast from its eyes which transmitted a torrent of data stream from the astral upon me during the snapping of this pic. Future mega channeled text from the download will be forthcoming.


Some parents artificially increasing their babies immune defenses.


A cinematographer shooting a piece about another cinematographer talking about photography.


Sometimes it takes not voting to realize that voting can have an effect. Since one day the UK is part of Europe and the next day it is not. 


A smaller percentage of men come to realize at some point in their adulthood, what most women have already known since day one. That your shoes make your outfit.  


Through the bread and circuses, “If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.” - George Bernard Shaw


Too much hardware becomes fashion over function. Why yes, this fine gentleman is ready to walk the runway.


Ice cream sandwiches from a cute vehicle taste better.