Coney Island Labor Day 2017

Kid doing a back flip at Coney Island

I originally was going to use this blog to show photos from another Forest Hills family portrait, but then I thought, nah, I would rather share some Coney Island street photography from my visit there on Labor Day.  Summer may be over, but I’m hanging on to the memories.

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A Visit to Governors Island

Governor's Island photos by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

I have an engagement shoot in September on Governors Island with my fantastic clients, Vanessa and Nathan, and so I decided to take a trip to New York City’s most overlooked oasis. Here is what you need to know for your upcoming photo shoot on Governors Island.

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Trip to Dead Horse Bay

Dead Horse Bay photos by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Wednesday provided a much needed break from the rain and humidity, so I decided to celebrate with an adventure to Dead Horse Bay.  Not your typical way to spend a day off, but a fascinating lesson in NYC history nonetheless.  Find out how this beach got its name and enjoy photos from my trip that […]

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Chinatown Fashion Shoot

Chinatown fashion shoot by NYC photographer, Kelly Williams

Let’s get your weekend off to a fashionable start, shall we?  As promised, I am sharing with you photos from a second fashion shoot I did — this time in Chinatown, NYC.  I have been wanting to shoot in this part of town for years, and thanks to model Amanda, the photos finally became a […]

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A Non-Tourist’s View of Staten Island

The Staten Island Ferry sign in Manhattan, by NYC photographer, Kelly Williams

Last Monday I played the role of tourist with a trip to Staten Island.  The original goal of my trip was to have a taste of Sri Lankan food.  (Who knew that the largest community of Sri Lankans in the US reside just across the water in the St. George area of Staten Island?)  But […]

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The Blizzard Cometh to NYC

Snowpocalypse 2016 hits New York, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

I hope all of my fellow New Yorkers have had the chance to go play in the snow this evening!  We were walloped with 25 inches (and still waiting for the official count) of snow starting at around midnight last night.  I went out this evening at 8:30 p.m. to check out the status of […]

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Close Up On New York: Bird Edition

Photos taken on the streets of New York, by NYC street photographer, Kelly Williams

Two weeks have passed, and thus far I have kept my new year’s resolution to do more personal photography.  This week I focused on using my 50mm macro lens at a 2.8 aperture.  A 50mm lens is basically how your eye sees the world (as opposed to a telephoto lens that allows you to get […]

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Christmas in New York City

Christmas in New York City, by NYC wedding, event, and portrait photographer, Kelly Williams

Happy holidays to everyone!  With all that is going on in New York at the moment, let’s take a moment to remember the best of the city.  I can think of no more magical place than NYC at Christmas.  Enjoy this local’s perspective on the holiday.

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