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Coney Island is back

Coney Island was busy yesterday.  It showed no signs of the tropical storm named Sandy that struck it in October.  The only place that didn’t appear back to normal was the aquarium which was only about half open as of yesterday.  The beach was filled in the 90 degree heat and the rides in Luna Park and the Cyclone roller coaster were  up and running.  While the area was not as packed as it may be later in the summer, the water is still quite chilly this time of the year.  Definitely a fun place to visit for the day.

 

 

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These are a few of my favorite things

These are some photos that I came across that really don’t belong anywhere, but I really like them. So I decided to post them here. Some are from China and some are from Florida and one is a photomosaic that I made of Yankee Stadium (the old one) which contains around 2000 baseball related photos to create the stadium

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Students line up during their trip to the Forbidden City Students line up during their trip to the Forbidden City

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Missing Tibet

I’ll be going to Morocco this summer.  I’m looking forward to it.  But I find myself missing Tibet.  The change in culture was so vivid and the culture itself was so deeply intertwined in the lives of these people, that I wish I could go back and visit again.  Taking into consideration that we were lucky to get there the first time, I think I’ll just have to remember and look at the photos from time to time. This first photo is the marketplace in Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet.

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The sky in Tibet was always spectacular and there were times that …

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Worldwide Pinhole Day

B&H hosted a field trip to the Hells Kitchen Flea Market using pinhole cameras, in honor of the Worldwide Pinhole Day. While my pinhole photos are never sharp, they are always fun to create. You just have to remember that you’re taking long exposures, so a tripod is needed and most people will appear as ghosts if they appear at all. Today I used a Nikon cap with a pinhole in it in place of the lens. I’d previously used it on a film camera but never tried it with a digital camera until today. Worked fine. I’ll have to try it again with a smaller pinhole when I get a chance to make it. A smaller hole should make …

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