Photography Articles

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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Back in Print

If you live in the Bronx and generally read local community papers, you may notice a familiar byline next to some of the photos. After a 5-month break, I'm back freelancing for community newspapers, in particular, The Bronx Times, as a photographer. [caption id="attachment_248" align="aligncenter" width="575" caption="BXTimes-DominicanDayParade"][/caption] Since August, I've been reacquainting myself with the hustle of...

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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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