Category Archives: Urban

Delray Beach as Travel Location

On Wednesday, I led about 14 photographers on a photo shoot to Delray Beach, Florida. The purpose of the shoot was to help these beginner to intermediate photographers practice skills related to travel photography. The week before I had given … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Parade 2012

The day was sunny and hot. The crowd was relaxed and having fun. The kids were waiting for their annual candy scramble. It could only be the Bethlehem (NY) Memorial Day Parade. I took my place at the Middle School … Continue reading

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Night Shoot at the Empire State Plaza

On Friday, I joined with some 10 other members of the Capital District Photography Meet-up Group to photograph the Empire State Plaza and buildings at night. Officially known as the Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza, the complex consists … Continue reading

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Pizza Man

This photo was taken inside a local pizza shop with the lovely pizza man statue providing the interesting foreground point of view. A bit of post-processing in LR and PS. I am learning that for good UWA photos you must … Continue reading

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The High Line

We walked the High Line in New York City on Saturday. The High Line was constructed to convey freight trains through Manhattan from 1934 through 1980. The structure was preserved and is now an elevated park. The current portion extends … Continue reading

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More HDR in GB

A photo of a storefront and interior shot with handheld HDR. Three EV exposures again with aperture priority set. This image was made on Railroad Street in Great Barrington, MA. The HDR image came out especially nicely showing the exterior … Continue reading

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HDR in Great Barrington

We went exploring out of the way locations in Great Barrington, MA yesterday and found a tunnel under a back street leading to a (still working) train station. This is the covered section. I took three shots at 0, +2 … Continue reading

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Infrared Photography

The images in this post were taken with my newly converted infrared camera. I sent my ancient Canon 300D (Digital Rebel) away to LifePixel to get it converted to infrared. I chose the standard filter conversion which is equivalent to … Continue reading

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Little Haiti – Delray Beach

I was one of the assistants on a FOTOfusion 2011 photoshoot of the Haitian community in Delray Beach, Florida on Saturday afternoon. It was a warm and bright day and the group explored “Little Haiti’s” streets and stores. This photo … Continue reading

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Rolls Royce on the Avenue

This image was made during my outing on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach. After photographing the sunrise, we went down the street and found this wonderful RR parked (ironically, with several parking tickets under the “windscreen” wiper blades). I took … Continue reading

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