Street Portrait of Dovid Krafchow, the Jewish Bohemian - Ross Alley, Chinatown, San Francisco, July 2010. Sadly, like countless other artists, Dovid has since relocated to the East Coast due to inflated costs of living in San Francisco... This man was a North Beach staple.
North Beach Triangle from Chinatown, Spring 2009. A view now obstructed by the City College of San Francisco Chinatown/North Beach campus. It had just finished raining this particular day and the super saturated Walgreen's brand 200 ASA film coupled with my old Canon AE-1 was on hit...
Lunchtime on Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown, arguably one of the most pedestrian dense streets in all of California. This gentleman is all smiles as he squeezes his way out of a crowded restaurant and prepares to merge into pedestrian traffic. Signed and personally inscribed Chef Martin Yan photo in the window for the win.
Early AM street street portrait of a meat delivery truck driver along Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown, a neighborhood which likely has more butcher shops per capita than any other California city. February, 2012.
Early Saturday morning, Barber Jun Yu plays the electric Erhu for passersby outside of his small barbershop in Ross Alley, Chinatown, San Francisco. Snapped countless photos of Jun over the years. He seems to never age.
"I'm a mom 24/7, I'm a spouse 24/7, and I'm a part-time student. Right now, my major goal is to be a youth worker. I want to work in programs like Compass because it helped me so much." - Kayla and Khairo worked with @compasssf, a San Francisco based nonprofit group that helps at-risk families achieve housing stability.
This is Jayden. He's playful, curious and loves his big sister. His Moms have had the opportunity to work with a nurse during pregnancy and until Jayden turns 2 because of @nursefamilypartnership, a non-profit that provides first-time moms the care and support they need to have a healthy pregnancy, provide for their children, and become more economically self-sufficient. #xofactor#beatippingpoint