The Brooklyn Folk Festival features old-time string-band music, folk, blues, song writers, jug band, bluegrass, traditional Irish and Balkan music, at St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights from Friday, April 28 to Sunday, April 30, 2017.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn
Ski for MS stops at four of our favorite ski areas in the northeast hitting the slopes of Loon Mountain in New Hampshire (Feb. 4), Whiteface Mountain (Feb. 5), Belleayre Mountain (Feb. 11) and Gore Mountain (March 4) in New York.
Renowned as “the contest designed for photojournalists by photojournalists,” and incorporating the many facets of the visual journalism industry, NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism competition annually attracts the most talented professionals in four divisions, collectively representing nearly 100 categories.
Kodachrome Memory: Nathan Benn's North Shore, 1978
Brooklyn Heights resident Nathan Benn brings Kodachrome Memory to The Cape Ann Museum, a collection of 30 images taken on assignment for National Geographic Magazine of life in the Massachusetts coastal location in 1978. The exhibit runs through February 19, 2017, with the artist making a special appearance and talk on Saturday, January 7th.
Our favorite photographs from 2016 start with the return of the Macy's Fireworks to the East River, bringing the coastline of Brooklyn back as a prime viewing area. Our pictures were taken north up river from One Brooklyn Bridge Park. We also love the Gowanus and Sports so take a look at our online gallery!
The Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival presents a special 10th-year-anniversary screening of Brooklyn documentaries at the Brooklyn Historical Society on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at 6:30pm. The main film feature will be an excerpted portion of Ric Burns' 1999 documentary, New York, A Documentary Film, followed by a post-screening discussion with the filmmaker.
What happens when you take a still image and create movement within it? It's not quite a video, it's a Plotagraph. Plotagraph Pro, a new technology released at Photoplus, brings still images alive. The powerful software allows any still image to include movement in multiple ways, all at the artist's discretion.