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Foto Friday – 11.25.2011

[caption id="attachment_518" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Singer Ralph William Boone at the "Don't Tell Mama", New York, NY. (ISO 6400 26mm @ f/4.5 1/5...

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My Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinner

Because I'm a vegetarian, a lot of my friends ask me about what's on my plate during Thanksgiving. Well here it is: Happy...

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When Strong Photographs Make Strong Advertisements

Although the New York City Marathon has run it's course throughout the five boroughs, the advertisements for it still remain, which to my benefit, was still fortunate to catch a glimpse of when entering the 59th Street Columbus Circle subway station last Sunday. (Images shot with Olympus E-PL2 14-42mm lens.) I was struck by the collage you see above due to the combination of Gatorade cups, water bottles, energy bars,...

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Foto Friday - 11.18.2011

[caption id="attachment_411" align="aligncenter" width="655" caption="ISO 200, 42mm @ f/7.1 1/2 sec, manual...

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NYC Marathon 2011 - The Supporters

The NYC Marathon was in town this past Sunday, and as a native New Yorker, I have never covered the event before. Instead I always watched it via local broadcast from the comfort of my home. I wanted to change that. [portfolio_slideshow] Noticing that many of the photographers I encountered were focusing on the runners, most shooting for newspapers, I wanted to take a different angle that may at times be overlooked by the...

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Foto Friday - 11.4.2011

[caption id="attachment_253" align="aligncenter" width="551" caption="On the Bx. 33 heading towards Harlem. Bronx, NY. (Dramatic Tone Art Filter - ISO 320 @ 42mm f5.6 @ 1/20...

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Colored Paper Isn't Just For Kids

When thinking of colored paper, most people may remember back to a time when they used it for making collages when they were a kid; and although it may be used as such, it can also be a handy tool  for a photographer. [caption id="attachment_236" align="aligncenter" width="420" caption=""Green With Control""][/caption] Before I had gels for my camera strobes, I was trying to think of a way to color the full frame...

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Google Maps: A Photographer’s Best Friend

I know that there are people out there that view Google is taking over the internet and in certain instances can be endangering to people’s privacy, particularly with Google Maps’ "Street View" covering the world block by block. However, at the moment and as a photographer, I have pushed all of those notions aside to discuss the logistical benefits this web program has to offer. Now this tool has existed for quite some...

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Back From the Windy City

I had a brief five day vacation in the Indiana area for my cousin's wedding with a short trip into Chicago last week. But instead of me talking, I'll let my flickr photo set speak for itself. [caption id="attachment_220" align="aligncenter" width="576" caption="IS0 640, f/5.6, 1/50 , 14mm - Diorama...

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Foto Friday: June 17, 2011

[caption id="attachment_204" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="IS0 1600 35mm @ f/4.5 1/25...

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