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Better Picture: David Spielman

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Airs Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at 6 p.m. David Spielman has been photographing New Orleans for over 40 years, producing books of images including musician, writers, artists, street scenes, locals and tourists, capturing the anguish, allure, feel and sights of this great city.  (more)

His latest photo book, New Orleans Portrayed, is a welcome journey through the familiar and the new. With his Garden District Gallery full of his work he professes to having never had a job. He may not have had had a job but thankfully he has done a ton of beautiful work. David joins the Better Picture on Tuesday, August 25 at 6:00 pm right here on Red River Radio to talk about living the life of the artist, looking for and finding inspiration, and answering your questions. You can view more of his work at davidspielman.com. end questions and pictures to ross@thebetterpicture.org in advanceTune in to listen or call in with a question at 800-552-8502.  See some of Dave's extraordinary images below.

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Barber Shop North Broad Street - David Spielman

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Canal St. Ferry - David Spielman

Charity Hospital - David Spielman
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Charity Hospital - David Spielman

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Leah Chase - David Spielman

Chief Spoon Mardi Gras Indian - David Spielman
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Chief Spoon Mardi Gras Indian - David Spielman

French Bread - French Quarter - David Spielman
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French Bread - French Quarter - David Spielman

Li'l Dizzy's Cafe - David Spielman
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Li'l Dizzy's Cafe - David Spielman

Millennial Gothic - David Spielman
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Millennial Gothic - David Spielman

Napoleon House Breakfast - David Spielman
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Napoleon House Breakfast - David Spielman

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Simon - Sign Painter - David Spielman

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Street Car - David Spielman

Ross Foote is a Louisiana native, lawyer, and District Judge in Alexandria who is married to Elizabeth Foote, a Federal Judge here in Shreveport. He moved to Shreveport in 2010 and currently serves in ad hoc judicial appointments, mediation and arbitration, and he devotes time to his photography. Ross is 62 years old, a graduate of Bolton High, Duke, the University of Manchester England, and LSU Law Center Education. At Duke he served as Yearbook photographer. he was the photographer, photo editor, and editor for LSU law school yearbook. He has served as judge for the photo competition at RiverFest in Alexandria, taught photography classes for the Boys and Girls Club in Alexandria, and is a member of the Photographers Guild in Alexandria. Email Ross at ross@thebetterpicture.org