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street shooting the city

square one

I once went busker hunting with my X100s and brought my d700 along in case I wanted any close-up shots. Every time I pulled it out of my bag, I felt like I was intruding. Every time the shutter snapped, I wanted to apologize. Needless to say, I didn’t use it much. Read more [...]
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the city

with apologies to ice cube

A good friend--and one of my favorite people to photograph--was in town last weekend; as I hadn't seen her in over four years, a day of shooting was definitely in order (and indeed planned from the very moment she emailed me about her trip, months ago). Read more [...]
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events the city

scenes from an occupation

I was four or five paragraphs into a relatively meaty—and perhaps somewhat ranty—post when I realized that I'm probably better off sticking to the old adage of never bringing up politics or religion in polite company. Especially since my posts' comment threads are often such hotbeds of intense discourse, steeped in controversy and debate. Read more [...]
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holidays the city

trick or freeze

It snowed today, the earliest New York has received at least an inch of snow in recorded weather history. I'd write more but honestly, not much else really need be said. Besides, after a night out (like a little bit of snow is gonna stop anyone) I'm in dire need of some thawing out. Read more [...]
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street shooting the city

only happy when it rains

It's raining out. Despite the fact that she isn't even here yet, Irene has officially taken hold of New York City. Stores stripped bare, the streets so empty you'd think the Ascension had happened while you were napping. At home and bored, listening to the rain pelt the streets outside, I decided to hop into a ZipCar and do a little cruising. Read more [...]