NY Through The Lens Book - New York City Photography copy

I moved to Portland several years ago and aside from a brief, year-long stint in California, I’ve really come to consider the Rose City my home. With that said, for as long as I’m breathing, I’ll still be a Brooklyn kid. I was born in Brooklyn and lived there through all of my formative years. […]

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Embedded image courtesy the Museum of the City of New York. Each weekend we take a look at a photographer of historical significance.  This weekend it’s Berenice Abbott (1898—1991). She was an American photographer best known for her black-and-white photography of New York City architecture.  She had a fascinating career and I encourage you to explore her […]

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This is not a post about politics, or the underlying reasons behind terrorism.  This is a post about the power of photography and the obligations of the photographer. I still remember being only two miles away from the plane hitting the Pentagon.  I had a roomful of art students in my classroom and I had […]

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The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in New York City Author: Amadou Diallo Publisher: Course Technology Cengage Learning Review by Conrad J. Obregon This is a simple book that proved a pleasant surprise. This book of places to photograph includes chapters on New York City’s architecture, city life, events, urban oasis and secret NYC. There is […]

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