Coney Island Street Photography Tips

Coney Island street photography of lovers taking a selfie on the boardwalk

Coney Island is a street photographers paradise. The colors, action, and people get photographers of every genre something to shoot. Here are a few tips for your Coney Island street photography if you are planning a trip to the Brooklyn shore. 

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Ode to Summer: A Final North Carolina Photo

Yard art in Dillsboro, North Carolina

Happy Labor Day! Is summer really over? A final photo from my July trip to North Carolina. This was a spontaneous stop just outside Dillsboro, as I was driving on my way to Cherokee for the annual pow wow. I saw these sculptures and assumed it was an old graveyard. Turns out this is simply […]

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My Fellow Tourists: The Biltmore Estate

Biltmore Estate tourists

It’s been, what, a month and a half since I returned from vacation in North Carolina?  Well, it’s a beautiful day out and of course I’m inside editing photos.  The good news is that I have finally finished editing my photos from the Biltmore Estate in Asheville.  These photos were taken as part of a […]

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A Trip to the Bar W Rodeo

Cowboy at the Bar W Rodeo

As I mentioned in my last post, I have been away on vacation in North Carolina. It was a nice change of location spent with plenty of family. Getting back into the swing of things at work has been slow because my mind is still in vacation mode. As such, I thought the best way […]

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New York City Through a Prism

NYC street photography using a prism

Today I took a walk through the city, but with a different view.  A few weeks ago, I had ordered a set of prisms online.  Wedding photographers have started using prisms to add an abstract edge to their photos and enhancing the bokeh.  While I tried the look at my last wedding, the small prism […]

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Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival

Street scenes from the 2017 NYC Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival

I was really tired this morning, and did not want to get up for today’s Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival. I’m glad I made it however. It’s been about two years since my last Easter day parade, and I think the crowds were bigger than ever. In case you’ve never been, the parade is more […]

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Coney Island Opening Day

An amusement ride on Coney Island opening day 2017

Yesterday I took a trip to Coney Island.  It had been about a year since my last visit, and I assumed the amusement parks would all be closed.  I was wrong.  Yesterday was, in fact, opening day at Coney Island.  The weather was beautiful, and the crowds were plentiful.  It was as if all of […]

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The Statue of Liberty: Through the Eyes of a NYC Resident

Statue of Liberty gift shop

I’m in the process of going through a lot of my past work towards the goal of creating a larger photo series on tourists and exploring the concept of how people react to a given environment.  The plan is to tackle several iconic tourist destinations and look at these locations with the eyes of a […]

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The Cotillion: Part 1

Rehearsals for a cotillion hosted by Sisters with Purpose

I have taken on a new documentary project with the non-profit group, Sisters with Purpose.  The group puts together a grand cotillion ball every year as a fundraiser for their youth mentoring program.  The mentoring program, called Pathways for Young Leaders, was created to ‘educate and empower every youth to become worldwide impactful leaders.’  It’s […]

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The Holy Land in Orlando

Holy Land in Orlando, Florida

Once upon a time, long, long ago, I visited Holy Land in Orlando, Florida.  It was a surreal experience.  Having grown up in a fairly religious family, a visit to a magical world where Jesus was the main source of entertainment was interesting, to say the least.  These are the photos from my trip.  My […]

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