The Way I See It (Blog)

Posts tagged with new-york-city

  1. Not Quite Utopia: Roosevelt Island

    02 Nov 2017

    Roosevelt Island is a peculiar place with an equally bizarre history. The approximately 2 mile long island is situated on the East River between Manhattan and Queens and beneath the Queensborough Bridge, a bridge that apparently casts such an overwhelming shadow that Roosevelt Island gets lost in it. It’s not…


  2. Vamos4PR

    05 Oct 2017

    Coming together to help relieve and rebuild Puerto Rico.


  3. Find Your Space

    22 Sep 2017

    My photography revolves primarily around public spaces and the people that occupy those spaces. I love beautiful architecture and cityscapes. I’m infinitely fascinated by human behavior and how each individual understands and manages their existence. So I’m perfectly content to photograph each of these subjects in their own right, but I’m always…


  4. Rage Against the Machine

    16 Aug 2017

    Pay attention. Get outraged. Do something positive. Don’t let silence and inaction make you complicit in the spread of hate.


  5. Kodak Portra 400: Tried and True

    29 Jul 2017

    Kodak Portra 400 is a tried and true film. Whether you shoot it in 35mm, medium format or something bigger, you’re not going to be disappointed with the look of this legendary film – unless, of course, you’re expecting something particularly vibrant. Portra 400 is known for producing muted colors…


  6. 5 Ways to Enhance Your Creative Vision

    14 Jul 2017

    Repost of a piece I originally wrote for Lightstalking.com Commenting on the Hungarian-French photographer known as Brassai (Gyula Halasz), Henry Miller proclaimed that he was a man “equipped with no ordinary eyes.” According to Miller, Brassai’s “sharpness of vision and depth of insight are revealed in” his “photographic exploration” of…


  7. Yankee Stadium: A Legend in the Making

    24 May 2017

    The old Yankee Stadium — the house that Babe built, the home of the Evil Empire — is steeped in baseball lore. Actually, it may be among the most renowned stadiums in history, irrespective of sport. I sometimes wonder, though, if I should even refer to it as “old” Yankee…


  8. Tribeca Dreams

    09 May 2017

    So, the Tribeca Film Festival happened (April 19-30, 2017). If you’re not familiar, the Tribeca Film Festival was established in 2002, purportedly as a means of helping to revitalize the area (Triangle Below Canal Street) in the aftermath of 9/11. It’s possible this isn’t entirely true, given…


  9. Goodbye, RICO. No More Raids.

    28 Apr 2017

    As progressive and liberal as New York is, it is by no means a city devoid of administrative and law enforcement corruption. In fact, when you pull back the spirited, cultured blanket many of us live under, you will discover a long history of political misconduct. While NYC has achieved…


  10. Good Times with Ilford SFX 200 B&W Film

    25 Apr 2017

    Oh, Ilford SFX 200, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways Ok, I’m not going to actually count the ways. Just know that I do love this quasi-infrared black and white film. SFX 200 often comes up in conversations about infrared film and almost just as frequently…


  11. Because it Matters

    13 Apr 2017

    Art matters. Any questions This short series of photos features moments from the Rally to Save the Arts, held at New York City Hall, April 3, 2017. It was a good turnout, graced by eloquent speakers, passionate performers, and individuals from all walks of life who care deeply about art the vital role…


  12. Head in the Clouds: Visions of a Cloud Covered City

    31 Mar 2017

    I love rainy/foggy/cloudy days in NYC. Most people don’t enjoy dreary weather conditions but I see it as an opportunity to experience the city with an extra layer of visual dynamism. It never gets old.


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