Author name: Dan Shapiro

I'm a hobbyist photographer living in San Francisco, California specializing in urban landscapes, architecture, and abstract patterns. When I'm not at my day job you can find me wandering the streets, camera in hand.

Documenting the #BlackLivesMatter Protests – Some Thoughts and Images – By Dan Shapiro

I’ll preface this article by stating that street/documentary photography is neither a preferred genre of photography for me, nor is it one that I consider myself particularly talented at. I’ve always treated photography as more of a calming, meditative activity and my preference for urban landscapes, architecture, and more fine art-related work have left me …

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5 Frames with a Rolleiflex 3.5F and Ilford XP2 film in a Quarantined San Francisco – By Dan Shapiro

I live in San Francisco, California and like many cities around the world at this point in time, we’re in the midst of a shelter in place order meant to combat the Coronavirus pandemic. Like many city dwellers here, I live in a tiny studio apartment that can truly test the boundaries of one’s sanity when one is forced to shelter in place for weeks at a time. To combat the ever-present cabin fever symptoms, I’ve made it a point to go on solo photo walks and document the empty scenes of a city on hold.

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