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Brooklyn Botanical Garden

I love that place. It’s close and it isn’t huge which makes it perfect for me to visit while the kids are in school. And there’s almost always something I want to take pictures of. So I got a family

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Lazy Day Playing with Presets

I need to get into more of a picture taking habit. As it is, I ended up on Sunday with nothing. Chipmunks or squirrels or something ate the bulbs we’d put in planters on the roof so no flowers up

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Spring Rain

Yeah, this title is pretty self explanatory. Spring flowers + rain = me walking through the neighborhood, taking pictures of the droplet covered blooms. Lighting conditions changed a lot while I was walking. Then, during editing, I just kind of

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In Gowanus

I’ve been kind of low on photography inspiration lately. I kinda wanted to get more industrial type pictures and Gowanus is always good for that. Except I wasn’t alone and didn’t want to be that annoying person who just hunts

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Lazy Friday

V had a half day on Friday and a big school project to work on (a big poster about the battle of Antietam). I thought I’d be able to get a few good portraits of her. Except I had a

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Snowshoeing

I wish I could take my camera with me when I go skiing but I can’t risk falling and breaking it. That’s why I like snowshoeing. Similar scenery but much less danger to my camera. I thought we might not

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From the Window

The girls had their winter break last week and M took the week off as well. He really really really wanted to go cross country skiing so we went to Garnet Hill for a couple days (3 nights). I was

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Still Playing with the Macro Lens

I had flowers this week and I couldn’t resist another go with the macro lens and extension tube. I did so some comparison shots but in the end, I preferred using the lens with the extension tube. It’s a bit

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Coconut Frog Mask

We went to Puerto Rico last Summer and our first few days were spent in old San Juan. We walked by this tourist shop that had those vejigante masks. It was closed but I spotted one that was different from

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Blizzard

It’s like some sort of ritual around here. Snow falls, people go out to Prospect Park. Middle of a blizzard and parents take their kids sledding. Others go cross country skiing or walk their dogs (as far as I could

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