Friday, January 13, 2006

A Kid in the Block

South Bronx, NYC


Anonymous Anonymous said...

great images

13/1/06 1:59 AM  
Blogger Peter said...

Nice image.

13/1/06 11:33 AM  
Blogger Dan said...

Love your photos! About this one, though -- did you ask her why she was flipping you off?

13/1/06 11:57 AM  
Blogger lesbopatticakes said...


13/1/06 7:06 PM  
Blogger Paul (rock star wanna be) said...

Very intersting pic. To me, it speaks volumes...

Keep up the excellent work Gil.

13/1/06 8:27 PM  
Blogger mona lisa said...

certainly not a smile.

14/1/06 5:12 AM  
Blogger Karen Mojo said...

Have really enjoyed looking at your Pics - First Class and really capture the moment.

14/1/06 3:54 PM  
Blogger rdl said...

Nice photos! will be back to see more.

14/1/06 5:44 PM  
Blogger gorgeoux said...

Your eye & lens give me the NYC I've always dreamed of and have yet to see. I've added you on my blog roll :) Have a great 2006!

14/1/06 6:18 PM  
Blogger Suzanne said...

Nice Capture :)

15/1/06 12:41 AM  
Blogger Blast said...

As a Black American (well 1/2 black anyways) I find this photo very sad. It is plain to see where this child is coming from (lack of parenting) in life at such a young age, but what is more troubling is where this child is headed. If this photo is any indication, he/she does not have a fighting chance.
Thought provoking site as always.
I am going to link to you just as soon as I figure out the blogroll thingy.

15/1/06 12:51 AM  
Blogger Om.powered said...

Oh ouch. Those eyes...they stab at my very Soul. Much like those little fingers do.

15/1/06 1:15 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i laughed, then sighed, then groaned. its sad but cute.

15/1/06 12:16 PM  
Blogger Crescendo said...

Very great pics on your blog !

15/1/06 12:20 PM  
Anonymous Platy said...

I'm tired of getting the finger. I'm tired of Kid Rock and Johnny Nashville and Eminem and every other fabricated punk-style celebrity giving it, but it's more disturbing to see this child doing it. Does he even know what it means? Everything is just so cheapened these days. Good picture, though. I'll go back and look at some more.

15/1/06 1:25 PM  
Blogger the divine miss b said...

the child in this photo is trying out what he thinks is an adult gesture. yet, it's not the hand gesture which makes him look mature beyond his years... it's his eyes. his eyes are those of a man looking out of the face of a child. powerful photo.

15/1/06 11:35 PM  
Blogger Squire said...

I agree with what lynn. says.. this image gives you a nice perspective.. of what chidren are like.. or what they are taught to be.. It is sad that children are fucked up

17/1/06 12:16 AM  
Blogger Kathleen Callon said...

My husband taught in Watts, and this boy looks like a few of his students...he's seen too much too fast but still has spirit.

I love your photos.

3/2/06 1:02 AM  

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