Friday, December 30, 2011

Andy Mars Photography 2011 Highlights (Part 2)

I took the following photos of models at the Nikon booth at the Photo Expo at the Javits Center on 10/27/11.  During my break from sitting at the Professional Women Photography (PWP) booth I "shot out of the box" by creating some abstract & intentionally blurry images:

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Andy Mars Photography 2011 Highlights (Part 1)

My good friend Photographer Extraordinaire, Eli Reed was awarded the Lucie Award for Documentary Photography on 10/24/11. During his stay in NYC I saw his Artist Talk sponsored by the Lucie Foundation at Splashlight Studios in Soho.  His special friends came (from all over the world including, Alaska, California, Texas, Delaware & France to see him accept his award.  On 10/25/11 we went to see a great photo exhibit by Tequila Minsky at Soho Photo.
Dawn Jones-Garcia, Eli Reed & Odile Vanot

Photographers Misha Erwitt, Eli Reed & Les Stone

Annie Leibovitz

Me, Photographer Extraordinaire Steve Mccurry, Eli Reed, Odile Vanot & Dawn Jones-Garcia
Eli Reed, Cat Jimenez  & Fredda Gordon

Tequila Minsky, Les Stone & Eli Reed

Outside of the Soho Gallery Photographers Sandra Chen Weinstein, Eli Reed, Les Stone & Misha Erwitt

Eli's friend Lisa Wax  who lives in Alaska...we want her to run for Governor!

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

A trip to Eastern State Penitentiary in Philly PA

If you're looking for a great photo op, Eastern State Penitentiary is a fantastic place to take photographs. I added my creative twist by using presets in Lightroom & filters. The photo below titled "Window & Green Paint" is available for sale by clicking on this link:

Need a Haircut?

"Window & Green Paint"

Self Portrait

Al Capone's Cell

Monday, December 5, 2011

2011 Thanksgiving Parade

On the beautiful morning of 11/24/11, I photographed the Macy's Parade (Central Park West) from a terrace on West 73rd Street. The surroundings for the parade were interesting as you will see in my photographs...Can you find singer Cee Lo Green on the float? I used some cool presets in Lightroom. You can get them free from the OnOne Software website!  Walking in the street I came across a vintage yellow truck & put my "spin" on this first image: