Hello to all who have signed up for the World Wide Photo Walk in Port Jefferson tomorrow October 5th. Here are a few details that should help you on walk day. The walk will begin promptly at 5 PM. We have a lot to shoot so please arrive no later than 4:45 PM . I will be there by 4:30 PM so feel free to be early. Just a few minutes before 5 PM we will take our group photo and then head out to start shooting.
The New York Islanders and the New Jersey Devils played the first NHL hockey game in the brand new, state of the art, Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. I was lucky to be on hand shooting for the press at this historical event. Unfortunately, my home team Islanders fell 3-0 to the visiting Devils. It was a pre-season game but it certainly didn’t feel like it. I was impressed with this world class arena and the crowd seemed to be as well.
Here is a shot of the beautiful city of Portland, Maine. Portland is one of those magical places where small town still applies to a city. From the artisan bakeries, to the home made ice cream, to the fresh caught lobsters Portland is just a great place to be (and eat). Art is everywhere you look in Portland which is… Continue readingPortland Sky
For quite a while now I have used Cactus V5 Wireless Flash Trigger to trigger off camera flashes. If you have done your research, you all ready know they have a great reputation and there price is very reasonable. You may also know that the Pocket Wizard is almost always the choice of pro photographers. As I have mentioned, I have used the Cactus v5’s to trigger remote flashes and they have always proved very reliable.
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During the playoffs hockey teams need to raise the bar with their performance. The same holds true for photographers. News services from both teams are in town and all looking for the best position to photograph their team from.
Placing a camera above the net provides an interesting point of view. During the Stanley Cup Quarter finals I had a camera up in the rafters above the net.
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Photographing the sport of ice hockey can be one of the most challenging sports a photographer will ever shoot. On the pro level, the game moves at unimaginable speeds. It’s hard to believe the players can make such great plays in the blink of an eye.
As a photographer, you have to worry about keeping up with such fast paced action. You also have to be able to predict where things are going to happen next. If you wait for them to happen in this game, it’s already too late.