Siem Reap is the Las Vegas of Southeast Asia. As opposed to quieter destinations in this part of the world, Siem Reap is all about neon lights, loud noise, and sensory overload. If the temples of Angkor Wat are on your list of must-see destinations, then this town is a necessary evil as there is […]
Don’t get me wrong, I love the colors of the rock formations and mountains in Death Valley. But that said, the lunar landscape of the area offers wonderful opportunities to explore texture once the color has been removed. Here are a few highlights from my trip to Death Valley as seen in black and white.
I am always in search of new adventures, and there are few places I would venture to twice. Top of my list of exceptions, however, is Death Valley. The lunar landscape of the desert is unlike almost anything on earth, and I came back from my trip with some spectacular photos as well as a […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
I took a trip to Governors Island on Saturday (and again on Monday). Here is my story:
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]