In Sight

A photographic journal (mostly) around lower Fairfield County

Growing community

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TOP: Women remove their shoes as they arrive at the Islamic Cultural Center of New York in Stamford to participate in afternoon prayer.  ABOVE: Ismael El Nahas, 3 of Stamford, watches as a group of men participate in afternoon prayer. The assignment Elizabeth Kim and I took on today was timely given the recent debate […] [Read More]
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Guarding the legacy

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Bob Altomare, stands on the sand at West Beach where he and his two brothers were lifeguards in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Today I had the pleasure of meeting and photographing Bob who with his two older brothers, Tony and Peter, guarded West Beach for decades .  He truly is an […] [Read More]
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Freedom flag

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Kashvi Kumar, 7 of Westport, and Veda Malhotra, 6 of Darien, participate in a ceremony to mark the 63rd anniversary of India’ s Independence Day at the Government Center. The event was sponsored by GOPIO (Global organization of People of Indian Origin) – Connecticut Chapter. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate [Read More]
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Photographic memory

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A taxi makes it way down Water Street during a thunderstorm on Block Island in late July. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate It’s been nearly three weeks since I returned from vacation in Rhode Island and it feels like months.  I finally received some images I shot with a friends camera (unlike most people I rarely carry […] [Read More]
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