Featured Photography (FP) · Photojournalism

(FP) – Andrew Boyle

This month’s Featured Photographer (FP) is Andrew Boyle. Andrew Boyle is a Melbourne Australia born and raised photographer living and working in New York City. He shoots Fashion, Editorial Portraits, Backstage, and Runway… but I especially enjoy his Live Music Photographs!   He gains inspiration from Anton Corbijn, loves music photography, portraits, and fashion photography. You can… Continue reading (FP) – Andrew Boyle

Photography in History · Photojournalism

History in Pictures

Miss America contestants, circa 1920s. The Miss America competition is a scholarship pageant that is held annually and is open to women from the United States of America that are between the ages of 17 and 24. In 1921, the competition originated as a “bathing beauty revue”.  The contest is now judged on competitors’ talent performances and interviews in… Continue reading History in Pictures

Photography in History · Photojournalism

History in Pictures

David Rockefeller spearheaded the construction of the first World Trade Center as an urban renewal project to help revitalize Lower Manhattan. The project was developed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey whom hired architect Minoru Yamasaki to construct the complex. Yamasaki came up with the specific idea for the twin towers. NJ and… Continue reading History in Pictures

Photography in History · Photojournalism

History in Pictures

1964 Worlds Fair Dinosaur Transport Imagine that you happened upon the Hudson River on a regular New York day in October…1963….. when all of a sudden you notice a barge carrying five giant dinosaurs heading downriver. Quickly, it becomes clear exactly what these dinosaurs are up to by the markings on the barge…. “Sinclair Dinosaurs on Way to N.Y. World’s Fair”.… Continue reading History in Pictures

Photography in History · Photojournalism

History in Pictures

Joseph Byron Group Selfie – December 1920 Who knows if it is or not, but this may very well be the first ever group Selfie taken… although I’m pretty sure they didn’t call it that! This group portrait was taken in the 1920s on a rooftop in New York City. This image is of the group taking the resulting image below… Continue reading History in Pictures

365 Project · My Photography · Photojournalism

Public School No. 17

This school was built in 1875 and served the growing South End up until the 1970’s. My mom and her twin brother went there! The style is a cross between ornate Victorian and stark utilitarian. Notice the fancy use of the brick?! Located on the corner of Stephen and Second Avenue this Old School needs… Continue reading Public School No. 17

365 Project · My Photography · Photojournalism

Our Lady Help of Christians

This is the church that my grandmother attended for many, many years… decades. It’s the church that I made my first communion in, sat with her to reflect and pretend to pray while she definitely really did. It is Our Lady Help of Christians. Well… it was. It closed down but is a beautiful reminder… Continue reading Our Lady Help of Christians

365 Project · My Photography · Photojournalism

Alexander and Clinton

Back in May, I was commissioned to shoot a bunch of the older buildings and churches that meant a lot to the client I was shooting for. Here are some of the Alexander and Clinton Church images, called the Evangelical Protestant Church.   The Evangelical Protestant Church in Albany, New York, was established in 1850… Continue reading Alexander and Clinton

Photography in History · Photojournalism

Photography in History

RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner ship that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912. It did so in the early am after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage enroute to New York City. There were 2,224 passengers and crew aboard… more than 1,500 died. The sinking of the Titanic was the deadliest peacetime… Continue reading Photography in History