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Obama Eve: The Election and Re-Election Night of President Obama in Times Square and Rockefeller Center, NYC.
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Obama Eve: The Election and Re-Election Night of President Obama in Times Square and Rockefeller Center, NYC.

[caption id="attachment_1087" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cesar Alvarez waving the American flag in Times Square after the announcement of Barack Obama's 2012 presidential re-election.[/caption] Four years ago, I, along with 200 million Americans across the United States, witnessed the historical event of an African-American male becoming the President of the United States. Yet, just hours before any one realized the...

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Foto Friday - 10.05.2012
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Foto Friday - 10.05.2012

[caption id="attachment_1016" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Waiting in K-Town. (Manhattan ,...

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Using the Five W's of Journalism to Improve Both My Photography and Life

In journalism, one of the crucial concepts of interviewing taught to reporters in order to deliver newsworthy information is to have them ask and find the answer to who, what, when, where, and why; this is otherwise known as the Five W's of Interviewing. By seeking out the answers to these five questions, a reporter can discover various angles of a story as a well as provide essential information to a reader necessary for...

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Foto Friday - 09.14.2012
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Foto Friday - 09.14.2012

[caption id="attachment_995" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Looking across the Hundson River, near Canal Street, towards the on coming storm clouds aproaching from New Jersey, August...

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Foto Friday – 09.07.2012
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Foto Friday – 09.07.2012

[caption id="attachment_987" align="aligncenter" width="422"] The Freedom Tower as seen from New Jersey during...

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Foto Friday - 08.31.2012
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Foto Friday - 08.31.2012

[caption id="attachment_982" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Nightime on the High Line,...

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A Work In Progress - Portraits of A Maid Cafe
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A Work In Progress - Portraits of A Maid Cafe

I've been meaning to post about this project for a while. It's a quick series of portraits that I did last December and April of students from both Bronx Community College and Lehman College, respectively, dressing up for their anime-themed maid café (a cafe event in which people cosplay as maids, butlers, and Japanese anime characters). I stumbled upon doing these portraits while working on another project that I'll...

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Foto Friday - 06.29.2012
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Foto Friday - 06.29.2012

[caption id="attachment_911" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Coney Island, NY (Vivitar 28mm on E-PL2, ISO 200, f/8, at...

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A Work In Progress - Foot Traffic part 1
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A Work In Progress - Foot Traffic part 1

Welcome back folks. As you may have noticed, I've decided to add a new category to the blog called "A Work In Progress" to document my growth of my personal projects from time to time as well to hopefully gain insightful critique along the way. First up is a project that I stumbled upon and have been working on for the past six months. I call it: Foot Traffic. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The first photo...

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Another Blast From the Past
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Another Blast From the Past

Going through my old film photographs again and scanning them into my computer database for storage.  This time these photographs are from a project I did for my 11th grade English & Humanities class on documenting my neighborhood and showing the abundance of fast food restaurants in them. These are some of my earliest photos shot on a borrowed Nikon F10 (the famed one that got me interested in photography) and in the...

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