Archive for the ‘Photography from the Florida beaches’ Category

Ft. Myers farmers market. Gypsy fashion attracts interest. Paul Goldfinger. December 2020. ©


The dark hued gypsy music is often described as romantic. It may be a coincidence but gypsies are often called Romas.  It has its origins in eastern Europe and borrows from a number of ethnic musical styles.

The Glenn Miller classic “I Know Why and So Do You” references gypsy violins:

"When you smile at me I hear the gypsy violins,
When you dance with me, I'm in heaven when the music begins."

Zoltan's Gypsy Music from Hungary and Romania

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This image won a first prize and was exhibited in New York City at  Mt . Sinai Hospital.   A Miami hurricane blew out the windows of an ocean front hotel lobby. Paul Goldfinger photograph c. 1963 ©





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Sanibel Island, Florida. By Paul Goldfinger.

Family.   Sanibel Island, Florida. By Paul Goldfinger.  Click for full view.

BILL FRISELL   from his album  When You Wish Upon a Star.   “The Shadow of Your Smile.”


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Bunche Beach. Southwest Fla. 5/13/20. Paul Goldfinger  Click to enlarge.



“If You Were Mine…”


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Paul Goldfinger. Shelling. Sanibel Island, Florida. 2/7/20. Click to enlarge



DJANGO REINHARDT:     “Si Tu Savais”

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Ft. Myers beach, Fla. Paul Goldfinger photo. February, 2020. Click to enlarge.



LILY JAMES.   From the original movie Cinderella.


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Sanibel Island Causeway. Feb.20, 2020. By Paul Goldfinger© Click to enlarge  (the photo, not you.)


STEPHEN SONDHEIM.   From Sweeney Todd:   “Johanna”  with Victor Garber vocal.


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Paul Goldfinger ©. January, 2020.  Click to enlarge.



STEVIE NICKS.  “Landslide”.   Orchestra version live from Soundstage.  Album. The Soundstage Sessions.


“Oh, mirror in the sky, what is love?
Can the child within my heart rise above?
Can I sail through the changin’ ocean tides?
Can I handle the seasons of my life?”


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