Photo Blog by Dave Beckerman

No One Here Gets Out Alive

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NO ONE HERE GETS OUT ALIVE (from 5 to 1) The appropriateness of the words didn’t quite strike me while I was there.  I was thinking about camera angles, and how to get the words and the grave in the same shot.  And it was only twenty years later that it “hit me.” It is, […]

Grocery Store

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This was the grocery store, around the corner from where I stayed on my first trip. Shopping for food in Paris was very different from typical shopping in the states. At least back then it was. In the afternoon, you saw people walking around with fresh baguettes under their arms. Both men and women with […]

A Really Big Head

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Definitely don’t know where this one was, but on one of the other negs. there’s a name of the church in the b.g. which I can’t quite make out yet.

Hell Fire – Belgium

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As I was removing dust from this shot for about half an hour, I began to wonder what it must be like to work on this sort of thing for months or years. And whether the sculptor believed in what he was doing or was just working on commission. Which lead me to wonder about […]

Kids on the Bus

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Something was going on behind me – but I have no idea what. It may have been a car accident. Whatever it was – the reaction on the bus was French kids going nuts.

Jim Morrison Gravestone

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You search the cemetery for his grave like the other tourists and there it is. Underwhelming. Just a stone with a plaque.   I stood there for a long time, trying to figure out some sort of dramatic way to photograph the grave, but nothing came to me.  There was graffiti in chalk on a […]

Sanitation Workers – Summer

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Back to NYC for a minute…

Indian on Pont by Louvre

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During one trip, the bridge near the Louvre was filled with Indians and soldiers from the old west – depicting the massacre of the Indians.