March 5th, 2014, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
I shot this portrait of my longtime friend Brian Belknap, in San Francisco last October. If you’ll be in SF this Friday (December 13th) be sure to check out the show Brian will be hosting, Front Porch Friday Night. Along with a variety of great music, home-made cookies and pot pies will be served.
This is Bu Yost, congenial proprietor of the record store/secondhand shop he calls the “Trading Post (strange but not true).” Thanks to Sam, a Canadian expat living in Chiang Mai, who DJs here and collects Thai records, for introducing me to this place (check out Sam’s excellent blog, Archive of Southeast Asian Music.)
As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I’ve left Chicago and am traveling for a while, first stop Bangkok, Thailand (on my way to Chiang Mai), where I shot this portrait. I plan to continue posting photos here at PictureDujour.com, but I’ve started a new blog, PatrioticEarthling.com, specifically for my nomadic excursion.