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  • End of Summer: A Week in the Hamptons

    written by jeffr on 2012-09-06 #places
    End of Summer: A Week in the Hamptons

    What better way to end the summer than to spend a week in the Hamptons? How about spending a week with friends and family in the Hamptons right on the harbor where you could go clamming and kayaking and drink beer all day. That was basically my end-of-summer vacation this year.

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  • US CitySlicker Jeff goes to China

    written by jeffr on 2012-07-25 #places
    US CitySlicker Jeff goes to China

    Earlier this summer I was fortunate enough to be asked to play percussion with the Bard Conservatory Orchestra on their greater China tour. We played 7 concerts in 7 different cities over the course of 3 weeks! Luckily, there was also just enough down time to explore a bit. Read on to hear about the highlights of my trip!

  • Fourth of July: At the Pool With My Underwater Amphibian

    written by jeffr on 2012-07-23
    Fourth of July: At the Pool With My Underwater Amphibian

    This past Fourth of July was spent at my girlfriend's grandparents' pool. So I thought what not a better time and place to try out my new underwater camera, the Hanimex Amphibian! Read on to see the results!

  • US CitySlicker Jeff: Making it in NYC

    written by jeffr on 2012-05-08
    US CitySlicker Jeff: Making it in NYC

    For their first task, the US CitySlickers will show us around their towns and cities, documenting their experiences in analogue and telling us stories along the way. Let's meet Jeff and learn more about New York City!

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  • Secondhand Love Affair: Adding a Hand-Me-Down Camera to the Collection (Part 2)

    written by jeffr on 2012-03-19
    Secondhand Love Affair: Adding a Hand-Me-Down Camera to the Collection (Part 2)

    In Part 1 of this article, I talked about the Canon AV-1 my aunt handed down to me. Well, she wasn't the only one in my family to hand down their old camera in the past few months. Read on to find out what camera my grandfather handed down to me and what I had to do to get it working!

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  • Bleecker Street by Day and by Night

    written by jeffr on 2012-03-14 #places
    Bleecker Street by Day and by Night

    Whether you're looking for a place to spend the day or night, Bleecker Street is the place to go. Located in the heart of Greenwich Village, this is a beautiful historic street that's great to take a walk on during the day, while at night there are plenty of bars to hit up.

  • Candids of Strangers at Work

    written by jeffr on 2012-03-12
    Candids of Strangers at Work

    We all know that strangers act differently when they know they're being photographed. A lot of people are shy and cover their faces while others give strange looks. But that shouldn't deter you from photographing strangers. If we only took portrait photos of people we knew, we'd be missing out on a ton of opportunities for great portrait shots.

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  • DUMBO: Get Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass

    written by jeffr on 2012-03-06 #places
    DUMBO: Get Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass

    Get down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass for a great escape from the city while still being in it. DUMBO is a great relaxing and quiet neighborhood in Brooklyn right by the water. And there are great sites to see and places to check out. Read on for the details!

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  • Secondhand Love Affair: Adding a Hand-Me-Down Camera to the Collection (Part 1)

    written by jeffr on 2012-03-05
    Secondhand Love Affair: Adding a Hand-Me-Down Camera to the Collection (Part 1)

    Photography is still a fairly new hobby for me as it started only about a year ago. But ever since last August, I really dove in head on and when my family found out... well, my aunt decided to give me her old Canon AV-1 that she grew up using!

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  • Shell Lanes = Cheap Bowling in NYC

    written by jeffr on 2012-03-02 #places
    Shell Lanes = Cheap Bowling in NYC

    If you're in the mood to go bowling, look no further than Shell Lanes - just about the cheapest bowling you'll find in New York City!

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  • Secondhand Love Affair: Finding a TLR at the Largest Rummage Sale in New Jersey

    written by jeffr on 2012-02-28
    Secondhand Love Affair: Finding a TLR at the Largest Rummage Sale in New Jersey

    In the Fall of 2011, I went with my girlfriend to the Visiting Nurse Association Rummage Sale, the oldest and LARGEST rummage sale in New Jersey! This rummage sale is amazing, with tents set up all over selling items organized by category. Of course, I was most drawn to the vintage camera tent. Read on to find out what I found there!

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  • Secondhand Love Affair: How Much Is That Camera in the Window?

    written by jeffr on 2012-02-15
    Secondhand Love Affair: How Much Is That Camera in the Window?

    Conveniently located across the street from the Lomography Gallery Store Greenwich Village in NYC, the Goodwill store often carries a vintage camera in the window. So what did I do three months ago? I went inside and asked to see the camera and how much it cost. Read on to find out more about the secondhand beauty I found!

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  • Love at First Lomo: My First Analogue Camera

    written by jeffr on 2012-02-09
    Love at First Lomo: My First Analogue Camera

    Two months after coming back to the States from my summer study abroad in Paris, I received my first analogue and lomography camera as a birthday gift. Read on to find out which camera I received and how I fell in love with it!

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  • Enter the Dragon: Celebrating Chinese New Year in NYC

    written by jeffr on 2012-01-31
    Enter the Dragon: Celebrating Chinese New Year in NYC

    This year was my first time in many years attending the festivities in Chinatown, NYC for Chinese New Year. I was really excited to to go because it's also my first time since I've really dived into analogue photography and Lomography.

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  • 13th Annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade & Festival in NYC

    written by jeffr on 2012-01-26 #news
    13th Annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade & Festival in NYC

    Who doesn't love parades, festivals, and dragons?! So if you're in NYC, come down to Chinatown to see the dragons and lion dances, hear the beating drums and clashing china cymbals, and eat some great chinese food! Details after the jump!

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  • My Most Memorable Travel Escapade of 2011: Cabo, Mexico

    written by jeffr on 2012-01-26 #places
    My Most Memorable Travel Escapade of 2011: Cabo, Mexico

    After graduating from NYU in May, it sure felt good to get out of the city and onto the beach in Cabo, Mexico for a week-long summer vacation. Visiting Mexico for the first time was definitely my most memorable escapade of 2011.

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