This past weekend was the last weekend of the 6th annual photography festival Photoville. Photoville is usually broken up over two weekends and this year it was September 13th – September 17th and September 21 – September 24th. Throughout the two weekends the Brooklyn Bridge Plaza in Dumbo gets turned into a museum made of … Continue reading Photoville 2017
Just about everyone needs a release from their troubles or a way to “escape from reality,” and photography does just that for me. When I’m shooting I feel invisible, as if I’m watching the world from the outside looking in. Many of us aren’t accustomed to, or even dislike the feeling of isolation, but it … Continue reading What Photography Means To Me
Note: This post is going to be very personal and very serious but still very much along the lines of what I am trying to do with this site which is to help and motivate others. Think of this post as…an origin story of how it all began and how GothamNoirNYC came to be. The … Continue reading Photography Saved My Life
Recently I posted a photo that I took at an event on my social media and it was reposted by someone else without giving credit to me for the photo. This is what we call theft people. If you take someone’s photo and repost it without their permission or at least giving them credit for … Continue reading Watermarking – Is It Necessary?
Remember that post that I did two weeks ago about the Mistakes Newbie Photographers Should Avoid? What was the number 1 mistake? NOT PROTECTING YOUR GEAR! So this post is all about a DIY method to protect your gear when you shoot a Holi Hai Festival aka Festival of Colors. If you don’t know what … Continue reading DIY: Protect Your Gear When Shooting a Holi Hai Festival
When I originally came up with the idea for this post, I thought about all of the mistakes that I made when I started out as a photographer. Then I did a little research by looking at other articles about “mistakes” and see what other people are talking about. I learned a few things from … Continue reading Mistakes Newbie Photographers Should Avoid
Concert photography is one of the most fun, exciting and yet frustrating things to do. It’s exciting because you get to immortalize your favorite music acts in the form of what we hope is an awesome photo but it’s frustrating because there are so many limitations and you have to make adjustments to get those … Continue reading Concert Photography Tips For Beginners