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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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 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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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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Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Bagpipers at the Queens County St. Patrick's Day Parade, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

I haven’t been to the Far Rockaways in forever.  In case you haven’t ever visited, it is located in the farthest edge of Queens.  It’s a lovely seaside village of sorts, that has definitely seen better days.  The town hosts the annual Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  This year’s event, held this past Saturday, […]

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Bones II

Fine art portrait series on bones by NYC photographer, Kelly Williams

I have always wanted to go back to the portrait series I did many years ago at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum in Washington, D.C.  I finally had the chance this past Friday, and took a trip to the Natural History Museum here in New York City.  In comparing the two sets of photos, this […]

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Close Up On New York: Bird Edition

Photos taken on the streets of New York, by NYC street photographer, Kelly Williams

Two weeks have passed, and thus far I have kept my new year’s resolution to do more personal photography.  This week I focused on using my 50mm macro lens at a 2.5 aperture.  A 50mm lens is basically how your eye sees the world (as opposed to a telephoto lens that allows you to get […]

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Watching/Watched

Candid shot on the streets of Manhattan, by NYC street photographer, Kelly Williams

It’s the start of the year, and like everyone else, I have some new year’s resolutions which I would like to complete.  My goals for this year are to work on my personal photography projects and to try and achieve more of a life/work balance.  I started today by taking the entire day off — […]

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The 2015 Pasco County Fair: Babies and Bull Riding

The county fair championship rodeo, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Of all the wacky fairs I have attended during my visit to Florida, the Pasco County Fair was by far the best.  A cute baby contest, full rodeo, and wild amusement rides — need I say more?

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Sant’ Yago Knight Parade

Enjoy these photos from tonight’s Sant’ Yago Knight Parade in Ybor City.  The parade is one of the final events for the Gasparilla pirate festival in Tampa, Florida.

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