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Photography

Does Using Art Filters Limit Your Style?

Every photographer has a favorite image style of the moment: Black and white. Sepia. Pop Art. Yet, back in the film era there was a manual process in order to "exhibit" this style. A photographer had to buy the proper film, mix the right amount of chemicals, and lastly expose the correct amount of light to the paper in order to get the print to reflect "their" style. Nowadays, however, click a tab via one's favorite program...

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Foto Friday - 03.23.2012

[caption id="attachment_676" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Eastern-Parkway and Utica Ave. Brooklyn, NY. Shot with an OM 50mm E-PL2."][/caption] I took this photography in February (cropped the edges a bit) and might I say, I am strongly disappointed by that film ad of "Safe House" with Denzel...

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A Day Out Shooting the Neighborhood with the Vivitar 28mm

After a long break since the new year, I'm finally getting back into the rhythm of street photography. Lately I've been focusing on other ideas and writing grant proposals, so I just haven't spent a full day out to go shooting even though I've been bringing my E-PL2 every where I go. Therefore, last week was a welcomed experience to just calm down with one camera, one lens, and to shoot whats around me in the...

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Foto Friday - 2.10.2012

[caption id="attachment_641" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Vivitar 135mm, f4, grainy art filter,...

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Standing in a Crowd and Photographing a Giants' Parade

Happy New Year! Albeit late, this is my first blog post of 2012 and I'm finally starting to recover from my blogger procrastination. If you follow football, or know anything about city-sports rivalry, then you must of heard that the New York Giants beat the the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXVLI this week. And although I am a Jets fan, I am glad that they beat the Pats and took to the celebration as a photographic...

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Foto Friday - 12.23.2011

[caption id="attachment_608" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="(ISO 200, Vivitar OM 28mm,...

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My Favorite Published & Unpublished News Photos of 2011

The start of a new year is only two weeks a way and it's truly a exciting sensation. However, before crossing the chronological threshold into 2012, it seems as good a time as any to begin looking back and sorting through the work that I've accomplished in 2011 and wish to share with you. In particular, what I participate most with my photography: journalism. While most of my news work this year has already been sorted down...

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Foto Friday - 12.16.2011

[caption id="attachment_543" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="At the place I get my locks done in White Plains,...

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Foto Friday - 12.2.2011

[caption id="attachment_528" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="ISO 200, f./2.8 @ 160/sec OM Zuiko...

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Taking Out the Vivitar 135mm 2.8 for Some Photo Fun With the Olympus E-PL2

About a year ago I posted an article discussing my purchase of an OM mount Vivitar 135mm 2.8 lens to use on my four-thirds Olympus E-520 camera. Although I didn't go into much detail, I described the basic weight and feel of the lens and promised that I would eventually blog about it more later. So far I haven't, and I apologize for that. But now with the OM to micro four-thirds adapter I recently received, now is as good a...

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