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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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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Far Rockaway & Jamaica Bay

Railroad tracks in Jamaica Bay in Queens

Scenes from today’s trip to Far Rockaway and Jamaica Bay in Queens.

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The High Line: March 8

Tourists on the High Line in NYC

Yesterday I went out with the mission to make a photo, not take a photo.  All too often I find myself snapping and running vs. taking the time to wait for the shot.  I want my street photography to push beyond the limits of simply being in the right place at the right time.  This […]

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Flushing, Queens

Sign board man in Flushing, Queens

Chaos, everywhere.  A different country.  That’s what it feels like to step out of the subway at Roosevelt and Main and into the world of Flushing, Queens.  I have visited countless times before, but yesterday I went with the express purpose of street photography.  Here is a glimpse of my day in Flushing.

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Photos of Governors Island

Governor's Island photos by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

I took a trip to Governors Island on Saturday (and again on Monday).  Here is my story:

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Trip to Dead Horse Bay

Dead Horse Bay photos by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Wednesday provided a much needed break from the rain and humidity, so I decided to celebrate with an adventure to Dead Horse Bay.  Not your typical way to spend a day off, but a fascinating lesson in NYC history nonetheless.  Find out how this beach got its name and enjoy photos from my trip that […]

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