Tag: Katyn Memorial

Helicopter in the Sky. Photo by Alina Oswald.

New Gear: Nikon 28-300mm all-in-one lens

New Gear - Nikon 28-300mm Lens Lately I've been taking a second, and third look through my gear--photo and lighting gear--trying to decide what and if to sell and/or replace old lenses and whatnot. I've looked at what I thought I'd like to photograph years ago and what I used to photograph more, and the ...

Preserving Memories

Preserving Memories - The Case of the Katyn Memorial As photographers--or writers or creatives, in general--we get to capture moments, preserve memories. For those familiar with the Katyn memorial in Jersey City, the memorial, itself, might soon become a memory. If you haven’t seen the Katyn memorial on the waterfront, in Jersey City, you should...and ...

Lighting Patterns and the Artist Voice: Back Lighting

Lighting Patterns and the Artist Voice: Back Lighting Using a specific lighting pattern can help define our photographic voice. In my previous post I mentioned split lighting and how it can be used to evoke a certain mood and look, in particular in black-and-white portraits. Today let's look at back lighting. Back lighting creates silhouettes, ...

Rain over 9/11/2009 Tribute Lights. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Photographing the 9/11 Tribute Lights

September 11 Tribute in Light and Related Photography (from someone who's been photographing them for almost 15 years) Ever since I moved to New York City area, I've been photographing the 9/11 Tribute Lights and September 11 memorials on September 11 of each year and around the year. I'll post a few images on my ...