Month: October 2017

Photographing Halloween and Vampires

Photographing Halloween, Vampires and Other Related Subjects and Stories Several years ago I had my first Village Halloween Parade experienced. I walked with my friend, who’s also my very first model. He wore his self-made dark angel wings. I went as his photographer. As today is October 31, here are a few ideas for photographing ...

Remembering Hurricane Sandy

Five Years Later: A Look Back at Hurricane Sandy Five years ago Hurricane Sandy paid us a visit. It devastated the Jersey shore and caused some major damage to cities along the New England coastline. It left half of the Island of Manhattan, and even Lady Liberty in complete darkness, as it flooded subway stations ...

Photographing Something Different – Resilient JC

On Covering Stories I Don’t Usually Cover I usually photograph (and write about) the HIV and AIDS community and the LGBTQ community, and often photograph ad campaigns for small businesses and nonprofits, again, mostly related to HIV or LGBTQ, and also fitness and such. And so, when I ended up using my photography to help ...

An Introduction to Disaster Preparedness and Readiness for Freelance Photographers and Writers

Disaster Preparedness and Readiness 101 – Tips for Freelance Photographers and Writers President of Resilient JC, Simon Pereira Shorey, offers advice on disaster preparedness and readiness to independent reporters “Getting caught in the rain” in a Pina Colada song scenario might seem like fun. Getting caught in the rain of a hurricane might not be ...

Sylt Groynes (Buhnen), Germany. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Things to See and Do while in Germany

Today is October 3rd, Germany National Day or Tag der Deutschen Einheit (October3rd, 1990, about one year after the fall of Berlin Wall). To celebrate the Day of German Unity, I’d like to share here a few images, #tbt images from Germany that I’ve taken over the years. When visiting Germany, don’t visit only the ...