New Years Eve 2016 Fireworks

After the ball dropped, the New Years Eve 2016 Fireworks went off in New York Harbor. The show lasted about 15 - 20 minutes. I got this sequence handheld at f/8 and 1/10 second, using the top of the window pane as a rest.

Christmas Pea Soup Fog – Calling Rudolph …

Christmas Pea Soup Fog - visibility less than 1/8th of a mile and ceilings below 100 feet. CAT III ILS minimums. We need a certified aircraft and a specially certified pilot to fly this. We need Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.

White Concrete Christmas NYC 2015

As temperatures soared into the 70s yesterday, we here in NYC had what I call a White Concrete Christmas - and quite frankly, I wouldn't have it any other way.

Towers of Light 2015

Towers of Light 2015 - This year, I went down along the Waterfront Esplanade, a favorite location of mine to get these photos...

USS Eagle – Flag Day 2015 Tour

  The Coast Guard's USS Eagle is docked at Atlantic Salt just across from my home for six weeks.   The Eagle is a barque that the Coast Guard uses as a sail school for its future officers. "Sail training still provides the best possible foundation for seamanship," the Coast Guard wrote in spec sheets [...]

One World Observatory – Opening Day / Ribbon Cutting – May 29, 2015

Now is the Time to See Forever... I left ahead of Elsy to make the Ribbon cutting ceremony that I had been invited to. I always like to get this shot when I use the ferry. When the boat passes this point, you see the complete building top to bottom. This double-truck ad in the [...]

One World Observatory Open House – May 28, 2015

Elsy and I had been invited to a free Open House of One World Observatory by Legends Corp. I pounced on this opportunity and scheduled my slot for 11 AM. The Open House was a final preview of what the Observatory would be on Opening Day which would be on May 29. Today was foggy [...]

Jones Beach Air Show – May 24, 2014

I had not been to the Jones Beach Air Show since 2009. This year, Elsy and I went with Karl Strohmeyer, a friend I had been in contact with, but had not seen in nearly six years. The Jones Beach Air Show is now an hour shorter and aircraft such as the A-10 and the [...]