Category Archives: portraits

Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown

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January 29, 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Barefoot Wellingtonians

Barefoot, dressed up teenage girls in Wellington, New Zealand. Photo by Jim Newberry.

Wellington CBD, New Zealand, January 25, 2014.

Nuclear Family surveys Wellington, New Zealand

Family gathered around cannon at the peak of Mount Victoria in Wellington, New Zealand. Photo by Jim Newberry.

January 25, 2014, Mount Victoria.

Brian Belknap

Brian Belknap, photo by Jim Newberry.

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.

Chiang Mai record store, “strange but not true”

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.)

My Sleepy Hummingbird

The musician known as My Sleepy Hummingbird in San Francisco. Photo by Jim Newberry.
The musician known as My Sleepy Hummingbird in San Francisco. Photo by Jim Newberry.

This is the musician known as My Sleepy Hummingbird, along with his unusual guitar, outside The Hotel Utah Saloon, in San Francisco, right after an outstanding open mic performance. Here’s one of his songs, from KC Turner Presents:

New travel blog, PatrioticEarthling.com

Young child in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo by Jim Newberry.

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.

The Appleseed Cast at Fireside Bowl

The Appleseed Cast at the Fireside Bowl in Chicago. Photo by Jim Newberry.I shot this picture of the Appleseed Cast at the Fireside Bowl (where they performed later that night) circa 2001. They’ll be back at the Logan Square bowling alley and music venue this Thursday and Friday, August 8th and 9th.