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“Take time to smell the coffee” – Rick Fernandez – #YouWowMe 30

Rick Fernandez As a busy wealth management executive with Northern Trust in Miami, Rick Fernandez looks forward to dropping by El Exquisito Restaurant on Calle Ocho in Little Havana for a quick afternoon cortadito Cuban coffee at their sidewalk window. Rick advises us to, “Take time to smell the coffee.”  He explained that, “We in […]

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“You don’t know what you’re capable of until you’re forced to swim” – Caroline Buisson – #YouWowMe 29

Caroline Buisson The Barnacle Historic State Park (Miami-Dade’s oldest house which overlooks Biscayne Bay) must be a popular location for inspiration in Miami.  Two of the subjects I’ve photographed for my #YouWowMe project chose The Barnacle as the location for their photo shoot. Caroline Buisson, the 29th subject, said The Barnacle was special to her […]

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“No matter what people tell you, if you think you can do it, you can.” – Aileen Manso- #YouWowMe 28

Aileen Manso As I finished photographing Calvin Williams, a woman behind me called out, “Hey photographer.  Come take our photo.” Naturally, I did. This led to a conversation with Aileen Manso and I explained to her about my family friend, Aileen Kay.  It’s not a very common name and it caught my attention. So I […]

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“Stay in the right lane. Don’t get in the left.” – Calvin Williams – #YouWowMe 27

Calvin Williams Calvin Williams is affectionately called “The Shoeshine Guy” around Coconut Grove.  Ever since I moved here, I regularly run into him walking the sidewalks making his rounds to the neighborhood cafes.  When I first asked Calvin if I could photograph him for this exhibit, he declined. But the 2nd time, he agreed. Calvin […]

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“Enjoy the simple things…one sip at a time” – Bob Gonzalez – #YouWowMe 26

Bob Gonzalez I run into Bob Gonzalez every few months when I drop by Men’s Wearhouse on Miracle Mile in Coral Gables to update my work clothes.  He’s one of those remarkable salesmen who remembers everyone’s first name…even if he hasn’t seen you in months.  How does he do this?!! Naturally I chose to photograph […]

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“Never hate anything” – Larry Kaucher – #YouWowMe 24

SD “Never hate anything” advised Larry Kaucher (pronounced like “couch”).  When I asked him to elaborate, he explained that “it’s ok to dislike something or someone but if you hate something, it sets off your system, your blood pressure and stress level.”  But when you “only dislike something, it’s easy to brush it off.  It’s […]

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It’s dangerous being a pedestrian in Miami!

Title: “Pedestrian Life” November 17, 2014 Fine art print on archival-quality textured watercolor parchment Photo dimensions: 16″x24″ Final print dimensions:  20″ x 28″ (this includes a 2″ white border around the photo). 1/1 – One of one.  This is a signed, numbered, limited edition print of only one Never to be printed again. Price:  $250 (un-framed). […]

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Coconut Grove Sailing Club – One of a kind fine art print

Title: “Coconut Grove Sailing Club” November 12, 2014 Fine art print on archival-quality textured watercolor parchment Final print dimensions:  20″ x 24″ (this includes a 2″ white border around the photo). Photo dimensions: 16″x20″ 1/2 – One of two.  This is a signed, numbered, limited edition print of only two Never to be printed again. Price: […]

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Conjunto Progreso’s Johnny Aguilo – #YouWowMe 23

asdf “I’ve been through peaks and valleys in this business,” Cuban musician & producer Johnny Aguilo told me right before he walked on stage.  I first became aware of the Grammy-nominated Latin band, Conjunto Progreso, when I moved to Miami.  Attending the first show at the now-closed Van Dyke Cafe, I became an instant fan […]

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