Empire State of Mind

The dream is still alive. I hesitate to call it a dream, because honestly, it’s a necessity. New York is still where I have to be.

You see, I’m about $65,000 in debt for my education. Never having the opportunity to just be a student, I also worked myself to the edge of insanity and poor health to get the skills needed for the career I want in publishing. Where else but New York?

I haven’t given up, and there are always plenty of prospects. I have applied for quite a few, but not nearly enough. It’s not easy… Read More …

The Essence of Things

I’ve come to realize that I really don’t like to just take pretty pictures or videos. I prefer to capture the essence of things, either what makes them tick or what makes them unique.

Just this past Saturday, I was in New York City, the greatest city in the world. I took a point-and-shoot Canon that takes great photos, with great optical zoom even. I also took my Sony Webbie, a 5.0 megapixel, fixed-lens camera to take video. I was surrounded by landmarks on more than a few occasions. I saw the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and Grand Central Station. It was non-stop New York.

And what did I capture? Only… Read More …