Photographing the 2021 Partial Solar Eclipse

Photographing the 2021 Partial Solar Eclipse

There was a solar eclipse a few days ago, on June 10, 2021, to be precise. It happened at sunrise, and we could only witness it as a partial solar eclipse, partially obscured by the clouds. Yet, that allowed me to photograph the eclipse without using any special filter. I do not own any ND [...]

Photographing Sandy Hook Beach, NJ

Photographing Sandy Hook Beach, NJ

Recently I've discovered Sandy Hook beach, in New Jersey. As it turns out, it's the perfect place to simply be and breathe. I'm fascinated by this place. In a way, Sandy Hook beach has it all: nature, history, and views of the NYC skyline; it also offers a momentary escape from everyday reality, especially during [...]

Giving Thanks?

Giving Thanks?

Three Notes on November 24, 2020: Thoughts on "being thankful" this yearIdeas for photographing Thanksgiving in a time of COVID-19Remembering Freddie Mercury It's Thanksgiving week here in the U.S., a time when people acknowledge who they're thankful to and what they're thankful for. But this is 2020, a year that quite possible will help us [...]

Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance

Visiting NY beaches, considering the meaning of work/life balance through a creative prism, taking a moment to "think different" while away from the everyday noise.

Perspectives – Haleakala

Perspectives – Haleakala

Point-of-View in Photography Photographing Haleakala   As photographers, we are visual storytellers. We choose a point of view, vantage point or perspective from which to tell that story. A short, one-image story might require either an overall perspective (shoot with a wide angle lens to capture the entire scene, for example) or a tight shot, [...]

Photographing Lava

Photographing Lava

A Few Notes on Lava Photography Lately, Pele, the goddess of fire, has been showing itself to us in all its fiery glory. Hence, those usually photographing and/or reporting on lava flow on a regular basis have been quite busy, and (I guess) excited. But what about the rest of us, those of us interested [...]