Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Digital Photo Academy (DPA) Instructor Rick Gerrity Gives Tips on Photographing Strangers

 
Photo by Rick Gerrity
Image Source: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150854451756479&set=a.470294361478.257978.102171381478&type=1
 
DPA instructor Rick Gerrity recently shared a brief narrative on how to photograph strangers.
 
(Click Here) to read it.
 
If you don't know DPA, you owe it to yourself to check it out. I have attended DPA workshops in Washington, DC, Philadelphia, PA, and New York City. In fact, when I'm traveling to a new city in the US, or don't already have a photographic plan, I always look to see what DPA workshops are available.
 
In fact, I met Mr. Gerrity when I attended one of his workshops in Hoboken, NJ. He led us on a tour around Hoboken, centered on the old train station, and the awesome view across the river to the New York City skyline. Rick is a Panasonic Lumix enthusiast, just like me.
 
That's Rick, Second from Left
Photo by Reed A. George
Waiting by Reed A. George
Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-85mm f2.8-4 at 85mm
iso400, f5.6, 1/500 sec
 
Waiting, 2, by Reed A. George
Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-85mm f2.8-4 at 70mm
iso 1600, f5, 1/60 sec
 
By the way, DPA is run by Mr. Richard Rabinowitz, another really great guy. We've met via telephone only, but I hope to rectify that one day. He's in the NYC area, as well.
 
So, if you ever want to get out with a professional photographer in an unfamiliar city (or even a familiar one), look up DPA and see what they've got going.
 
(Click Here) to go to DPA's website.
 
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