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!
IT'S YOUR LAST CHANCE TO SEE SOME OF THE GREATEST SPORTS IMAGES. WHO SHOT SPORTS CLOSES AFTER FIRST SATURDAY ON JANUARY 7TH! I finally made a trip to the Brooklyn Museum for Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present, what I feel is a seminal exhibit that was long in the making. Sports photography, as many of my friends know, is my passion.
UNDERFIRE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF PFC TONY VACCARO, which debuted on HBO, chronicles the life of a man who played two risky roles in WWII: a combat infantryman and a photographer who took 8,000 photographs of the war. The documentary features many of today's war photographers and photojournalists including Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalists Lynsey Addario and Tyler Hicks.
The biggest argument we have in the industry these days is the state of non-virtual display of images. With so much work published daily on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Flickr - how can you make the end product special? Well, the answer is WhiteWall. During Photoplus 2016, WhiteWall opened their first showroom and retail store outside of Germany in SoHo, New York City.
2016 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar Photo Contest Winners
For those of us who still love Photojournalism, I thought I would share all the First Place winners in the 2016 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, which took place November 11-12, 2016, America’s longest continuously operating photojournalism conference.
Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn
The Museum of the City of New York in Manhattan looks at water during Liquid Assets: New York's Watersheds & Waterways, a conversation with an esteemed panel of environmentalists discussing what New York can do to protect its drinking and recreational water supply in a changing climate.
America may never recover its glory as a manufacturing powerhouse, but the Brooklyn Navy Yard is doing what it can, transforming itself from a 20th-century warship builder to a 21st-century high-tech hub.
Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn
On a super cold Wednesday morning on January 31, 2018, a large group of photographers stood in a parking lot in Red Hook, Brooklyn, to try to capture the Super Blue Blood Moon and the Lunar Eclipse with the Statue of Liberty. It did not disappoint.
Sometimes it is worth a trip beyond Brooklyn for an art opening. How about a night out in Long Island City? SculptureCenter presents Carissa Rodriguez: The Maid, the artist's first solo museum exhibition in New York City, and In Practice: Another Echo, an exhibition presented through SculptureCenter's open call commissioning program for emerging artists.