Autumn Painter, Central Park

The next time you shoot a landscape, try including a person to the frame. I found this gentlemen in "the mall", a beautiful path that leads through Central Park. He'd already been there a few hours, making great progress on a lovely painting. Considering the heavy volume of people who walk through here, he must have heard all kinds of commentary. Yet as Vincent Van Gogh said, "Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion."

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