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For the second week of my Prime Lens Experiment I went to the Gowanus neighborhood in Brooklyn, nestled between Carroll Gardens and Park Slope. The Gowanus Canal used to be a synonym for pollution and stench. The canal itself still is not a lovely sight, but the cleanup has at least removed any stench and […]

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One of the most famous concepts in street photography is “the decisive moment,” a term originated by Henri Cartier-Bresson. It is what separates the small percentage of great street photos from the rest.  The idea is to capture someone in an action, pose or gesture that creates tension, humor, suggests a story, or simply creates beauty.   […]

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I missed my two-year blog anniversary yesterday. I didn’t intend to do anything big, unlike last year for the first anniversary when I built a whole retrospective around it, but I had planned at least to mention it. I’ve just been very busy, mostly with work stuff, and the date slipped my mind. So, today marks my […]

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    Yesterday there was another Google Plus New York Photowal, this time in Chinatown. In addition to the usual crew of local Google Plus photographers, about 60 or so I’d estimate, I was joined by Bob Lussier and his lovely wife Jean. They reside in Massachusetts, but were in town for a wedding this […]

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Repeating patterns, contrasting patterns. What’s not to like? I’m only wondering if I should have switched to a wider angle lens to get these windows on Dover Street and shot straight on, instead of from this angle. I’m certainly happy with the shot as it is, but it could maybe be better.

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