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Street Photography, Street Photography, People, People
June 30, 2011

Stewie Underpants

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2883/stewie_underpants.jpg

1/1000th at F4.0, ISO 400 (170 mm).

While we're on the topic of photographing people from behind, here are a couple of others that I've been meaning to post.

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2885/backpack.jpg

1/400th at F5.0, ISO 400 (32mm).

 I love this backpack.  She looks like an urban explorer.

 


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Street Photography, Street Photography, People, People
June 29, 2011

Tattooed from Behind, St. Marks

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2871/tattooed_from_behind_st_marks.jpg

1/250th at F4.0, ISO 400 (170mm).

I try very hard to not photograph people from behind in most situations.  It really is the easy way out and it rarely ever works -- except with tattoos.  Sometimes you just gotta shoot tattooed people from the back.

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2873/tattooed_from_behind_st_marks_2.jpg

1/250th at F6.3, ISO 400 (170mm).

 


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Street Photography, Street Photography, People, People
June 28, 2011

I'm a Daschle Democrat, 59th and Lex

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2869/daschle_democrat_5th_avenue.jpg

1/250th at F6.3, ISO 200 (32mm).

I'm not sure if that is what this guy's shirt says, but I can't think of anything else that it could possibly be.


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Street Photography, Street Photography, People, People
June 27, 2011

Flowers in the Rain, East Village

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2867/flowers_in_the_rain_east_village.jpg

1/250th at F4.0, ISO 400, (115 mm).

 Happy Monday everyone!

 


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Vintage Photography, Vintage Photography
June 24, 2011

Vintage Friday - Teller

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2865/teller_vintage_photography_new_york.jpg

We're back to our regularly scheduled Vintage Fridays.  Above is another photo of my grandfather.

I struggle sometimes with whether to turn these shots into pure black and whites or to keep the aged color of them.  It really depends on the shot and I often change them into pure black and white, but some just look much better like this.

Also, I just found another few boxes of these old photos that were put away and forgotten about.  Should have some more great ones coming as soon as there's time to go through them.

 


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Street Photography, Street Photography, People, People
June 23, 2011

Unused Daily News Street Portraits, Part 2

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2855/michelle.jpg

Michelle, Photography Student

1/200th at F7.1, ISO 200 (43mm)

Here's the last of the best photos that didn't make the cut for the last article.

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2857/nikios_wallace.jpg

Nikios Wallace, Skater

1/200th at F2.8, ISO 200 (60mm)

 http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2859/john_pizzola.jpg

John Pizzola, Clothing Shop Owner

1/200th at F3.5, ISO 200 (45mm)

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2861/bryan_l_roberts.jpg

Brian L Roberts, Drummer for Overnight Lows

From Columbus, Mississippi (about to play a show)

1/60th at F5.0, ISO 400 (40mm)

 


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Photography Business, Photography Business
June 23, 2011

How to Avoid the Dreaded Chandler Bing Face

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2863/bing1.jpeg

I have a new article up on the Digital-Photography-School website, called "How to Deal with the Dreaded Chandler Bing Face."

The article is about how to help people who are uncomfortable in front of a camera to become more comfortable.  And if you're not familiar with this reference, it's about a character from the TV show friends who is very bad at taking photos.  Here is a hilarious 4 minute clip of the episode.

 


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Street Photography, Street Photography, People, People
June 22, 2011

Unused Daily News Street Portraits

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2851/michael_powers.jpg

Michael Powers, Barback at the Stanton.

1/200 at F2.8, ISO 200 (38mm).

There were some great street portraits that we were unable to fit into the last Daily News article.  The Lower East Side is just teeming with amazing looking people and it would be a shame to not show these portraits in some fashion.  So I decided to put a few of the best unused photos on the blog today and tomorrow.

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2849/moon_rhee.jpg

Moon Rhee, Owner of Clothing and Antiques Shop.

1/125 at F6.3, ISO 200 (50mm).

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2853/rebecca_kovacs.jpg

Rebecca Kovacs, Yoga Teacher.

1/200th at F7.1, ISO 200 (43mm).

 


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Street Photography, Street Photography, People, People
June 21, 2011

FUC, St. Marks

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2847/FUC_East_Village.jpg

1/320th at F2.8, ISO 400 (32mm)

 

 


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Vintage Photography, Vintage Photography
June 20, 2011

Vintage Monday - Happy Father's Day

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2843/fathers_day_2.jpg

I hope you all had a happy Father's Day yesterday.  Above is a photo of my grandfather (on the right). He may be at Steeplechase Park in Coney Island, but I'm not sure.

http://www.jamesmaherphotography.com/images/0000/2845/fathers_day_1.jpg

I guess that I'm old enough now to be in the 'vintage' photographs.  I'm the Knicks fan and that is my father.

Happy Father's Day dad.

 


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