Photo Blog by Dave Beckerman

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- Buddy is recovering from his evening at the vets.  He came back pretty groggy and shook up, but he seems to be getting back to normal, though his right eye is still messed up (the inner eyelid thing).  I’m waiting for blood tests which will tell whether the eye is the result of an […]

They Call it Stormy Monday

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Subway Performer, Infrared Photograph (HIE Film, Leica M3) with IR Flash

Buddy Gets Sick

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Buddy, several years ago, in front of my light box [ I'm trying to keep this in chronological order, so skip to the end to see the latest with Buddy] I noticed yesterday morning that there was something wrong with Buddy’s right eye.  Cat’s have a membrane, sort of a covering between the eye and […]

The Oldest House in New York

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I remember selling one of these prints to Jim – and I’m pretty sure that this was in Washington Heights, and that it was the oldest house in New York City, and that someone famous, possibly Hamilton had lived there; now it is a museum; but that’s all I can recollect right now. It’s the […]

Tupac Died for Our Sins

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Abandoned Building, Atlantic City (date unknown) I always enjoyed photographing Atlantic City because at least years ago, you could walk a few blocks from the glittering casinos and find yourself in a run-down, dangerous part of town.  This abandoned building was exactly two blocks from the boardwalk.

Photographing the Merced

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Yep, that’s me.  My friend Dirk took this with my trusty Hexar classic (the Hexar was the first auto-focus camera I ever bought).  That’s the Mamiya 6 on the tripod; I was shooting with the 150mm. It was a very rainy season. I sort of remember them saying it hadn’t rained that much in x […]

Kiss Through Bars

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The not so-new family. I was on my way to work, and a fair distance away when I saw this scene forming. That’s mostly what street photography is, anticipation. I ran as quickly as I could, thinking setting the focus and whatnot and got there just at this moment; freeze; click; and go on to […]

Newsstand – Night (Upper West Side)

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Tonemapped / ASA 1600 / 20mm / 500D

Woman Pretending to be Dead

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From my dinner with Matt. Sailors Monument. Tonight.