As a street shooter, I often prefer to catch life as it happens, subjects unaware. But sometimes, as with this image of the bird man in Washington Square Park I know I want to take more than just a couple of sneaky shots. So I asked permission and once granted, I can relax and work on capturing the best frame. Sometimes the subject is self-conscious and aware of being photographed. Bu…Read On…
One of my favorite spots to shoot, the High Line Park on a beautiful fall day.
It was a small fishing village, I had my Nikon D600 with an SB-700 on a Speedlight in a Softbox. When I asked this fisherman if he minded being in a photograph, he agreed. Like so many fleeting photographer-subject relationships, this one lasted just a few moments but it was captured forever. The magic of photography.
A couple of years ago, I had the great honor of being profiled in this Nikon ad. At the time, I was using a D700 camera but I’ve updated the copy with my 2014 thoughts and current gear; the rest of my answers still hold true today. (more…)