A pic is worth a 1,000 words
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Union square, January 12 2014. Pantless Sunday!
About Dave Beckerman Professional fine art photographer, living and working in New York. The photography store, where he specializes in black and white photography, along with infrared photography has been online since 1999. – See more at: Link
LOVERS AND CHESS
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”I was walking in Paris in the Jardin de Luxemburg, and as many parisiens know there is a place where chess lovers meet. Usually they are too busy to notice that you are taking photos of them, but I always try if it is possible the permission to take photo, so to shoot very near if I need to. I saw this couple of players, I saw that they were in the middle of game and they didn’t speak at all. I asked them if they would be upset if a take a photo. I didn’t get an answer; they were too concentrate about their game. I started to shoot one, two picture and she realized my question and what I was doing. Anyway she was like dreaming and she continue to think about chess. Anyway a good shoot was [email protected]giorgiosavona.com
Myself (left) and Toronto-born(?) Stephen Boyd at the Gibraltar TradeWise tournament. Stephen is a well known IA, living in France for about 2 decades now. He is also a pretty good player, master strength atleast. Stephen regularly attends the TradeWise tournament, working as an arbiter. We go back decades…I remember Stephen from my junior years! Now a days we limit our competiton to see who has more hair!
A young (and long-haired) Stephen Boyd from a tournament in Toronto
Photo courtesy of Hart House Chess Club
Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry playing chess LINK
Both gentlemen playing around…