A few weeks ago I learned through social media that my friend and neighbor Zion had acquired a new bike. I was excited to see a new Boston city cyclist in the making, and glad that he wanted to meet up for a photo shoot to show off his new ride. Zion is no stranger to being featured on blogs; earlier this year he was profiled in a post for The Gay Men Project. By day, Zion works for the American Red Cross as a Problem Investigator. He’s been there 11 years and loves his job: “Nothing is more pleasing than knowing that you are responsible for ensuring safe blood products are being distributed to a person thats in need.”
This is Kate Ziegler, the other half of Union Jack Creative. When I photographed Jack Romano last month, me mentioned that his partner is also a cyclist, so we got in touch. After weeks of emails trying to find a warm-ish, sunny day to shoot, we just decided to go with it despite the cloud cover. In addition to her design work at Union Jack Creative, Kate works in Operations at the downtown office of the law firm Mintz Levin, and Read the rest of this entry »
Me: Hey, do you think I could take your photo for my blog about cycling in Boston?
Jack: No thanks.
Me: No worries. The blog is about promoting the everyday use of bicycles. Here’s a card. Check it out if you get a chance.
Jack: Alright, I’ll do a photo. Read the rest of this entry »