Friday, October 10, 2008

Michael Moore and Me

Today I was shooting in downtown Traverse City outside the State Theater. I pretty engrossed in shooting the facade of this lovely theater and wasn't paying much attention to anything else.

This guy walks up to me and asks, "Hey...where are you from?"

This is a pretty common question when you carry around a large camera and I'm used to being approached...but this time I looked up and it's Michael Moore standing there.

We chatted for a few minutes...he was curious who I was working for. He seemed like a really nice guy...almost made me want to go bowling with him.

At the end of the conversation I asked if I could take his picture and he said, "Sure, I know you're not the paparazzi because you asked permission."


Roberta said...

Nice image, always good to be in the right place at the right time with a camera.

Your dad said...

he does not look healthy.

BradKellyFilms said...

Looks like he just finished a box of powdered donuts.

A little Photoshop and no one will know...

amy said...

we were there a few weeks ago and he was standing outside for pretty much the whole day. he must always be there - nothing to do??