I met Mark on the corner of 6th and Mission. It was a foggy day and for some reason I kept bumping into people with guitars during my stroll. I stopped Mark to talk about his mandolin and snap some shots of Mark before he disappeared into back into the fog.
Mark likes to keep an oven mitt on the head of his guitar to keep it from getting banged up while he walks around. Though he considers himself a shy guy, he admits that he sometimes enjoys the extra attention the oven mitt brings him. “This morning a little girl on the MUNI high-fived my…
Ask any guitarist about running out of picks and I’m sure they’ll regale you with tales of refashioning expired credit cards into guitar picks out of desperation. The process usually involves jagged cuts with scissors that eventually get smoothed down with age. I’ve had a thing for strange picks for a while, but now that…