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The Only Way to Shoot a Marathon

Backwards. On a motorcycle. With two bodies. Of course. From today’s New York City Marathon:

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Avengers Assemble!

Saw this in Times Square today. Does Disney own Sesame Street, too, or just the Muppets? This COULD be the cast of Avengers 2, though I suspect better footwear and manbags might be present in the movie.

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Minor League Baseball

Gotta love the mascots! (Rockland Boulders, NY)

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July 4th Fireworks for 2013

Caught a fireworks show over the weekend. Big fireworks, close shooting location. I was very proud of the shots I took at the end where I pulled the camera back and brought the crowd into the picture. Look carefully and … Continue reading

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Birds in Flight

I’ve spent a lot of time in parks stalking birds, trying to get a good shot of them in flight. While I’ve had a couple decent ones, I’ve only had one or two I really liked. Last week, I was … Continue reading

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It’s Still A Small World

Those characters keep showing up in these pictures. It’s very dark in there, but I only pushed the ISO up to 1600 for a 1/50th shutter speed. Why was that? Because I was also recording video, which you want at … Continue reading

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Do We Do Fireworks on Memorial Day?

I guess I probably should have saved this shot for Fourth of July. Oh, well. . .

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Mickey Watching Epcot

I didn’t get any great pictures of Epcot’s giant golf ball. This is probably as close as I got. Everything else was a near-miss, at best. Heck, this one ain’t the greatest, either, but I like the seed. But Epcot … Continue reading

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Cinderella’s Castle Silhouette at Sunset

Yes, I did shoot other stuff besides the Castle. but this might be one of my favorite shots of the whole trip. I promise — this’ll be the last. It was dumb luck that I happened to walk by this … Continue reading

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Cinderella’s Castle — Long Exposure

Same set-up as yesterday’s picture, taken just a few minutes later. This time, instead of shooting for 1/80s, I went with 29 seconds. There are imperfections in this picture that “serious” photographers would go crazy in Photoshop fixing. I did … Continue reading

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