Midnight Gypsy Ritual

[Reviewer TV: Fire Ceremony] Moonset Candle Burning by Reviewer Rob Gypsy Lady / Art Model performs a ritual. Shot at 1 a.m. on February 9, 2022, during (or shortly after) the crescent moon-set on the Pacific Ocean at Mission Beach, on Ocean Front Walk and Queenstown Court.

John Cox and Friends

[Nocturnal Animals] 35mm to digital: On Mission Boulevard Scene As Best Remembered by Reviewer Rob John Cox was a tall and burly clubgoer in the early 1990’s that briefly started a night called Club Mayhem in like early 1990 with some of his group of buddies from Mission Beach/PB. “Big John,” as he was known among his followers, was a […]

Crowd control

[Social distancing] After sunset crowd “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” ~ Ansel Adams Shooting crowds with long lenses is much more effective journalism compared to doing the same with a wide angle. When you’re at least several dozen feet away people continue to act naturally. You’re an observer of them in their element. With a wide angle […]