Category Archives: PHOTOGRAPHY

If Art is painting with colors, then Photography is painting with light. Its amazing if we think back on photographs when the technology started and how important light was. The position of the sun and a point source what could be done in terms light and shadow; and also the limitations of the technology. I mean, we are talking about large format 5″ x 7″ cameras with bellows and a dark fabric over the rangefinder. If we were to think of those cameras in today’s terms it would be the equivalent of a long exposure image more than 20 sec or so. That’s why most family portraits in the umpteenth hundreds the people seated had, either, some kind of head rest or concealed head support. Thankfully I’m shooting with a Nikon D-90 with a CMOS sensor, 23.6 x 15.8 mm (Cropped chip from the full 24 X 36mm) with a 18 – 105 VR Lens. I Shoot RAW and I work in CameraRAW, Lightroom, Bridge and a slew of Adobe programs. I also use Adobe CC. Awesome!


New York Public Library at Bryant Park

The Beaux-Arts Building Built:1897–1911, by Architect: Carrère and Hastings. Commonly know as “The Main Branch”, officially The Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. on 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, research collections include…


The Institute of Classical Architecture and Art

The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA), founded as two separate nonprofit organizations in 1991 and 1968, respectively, merged in 2002. Today the Institute is the leading nonprofit organization,…


Brooklyn Heights walking tours is a walk down memory lane

HISTORY: Colonized by wealthy merchants and bankers from the city across the river, Brooklyn Heights is the suburban product of what was then the new steam-powered ferry. In 1814 Robert…


The American Museum of Natural History

AMNH The Museum of Natural History. Established in 1869 by Albert Smith Bickmore. The idea to create a Museum of Natural History gained support from William E. Dodge, Jr., Theodore…


The Highline on 23rd Street. Lean Forward

Lean Forward, HL23 HL23 is a 14 story Residential multi-million dollar condominium development designed my Neil Denari, 2011. This development uses purchased air rights over the neighboring Highline Park to…