Monthly Archives: June 2008

If I can make it there, I'll make it anywhere

It’s not too often that a South Florida blog gets mentioned in the New York Times blog, which is maintained by the paper’s metro reporters. But it’s not too often that a South Florida blog writes about an upcoming New York event either Monday morning, a few hours after

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NYPD officer orders photographer to hand over his film

In the latest saga between photographers and New York City police officers, a commercial photographer was intimidated into giving up his film after an irate mother complained to police that he had photographed her child in Coney Island. Yes, Coney Island, one of the most public places in t

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March on the Mayors protest proceeds through downpour

Fortunately, my Canon TX1 is still under warranty. And fortunately, I put my two Canon 5Ds under plastic wrap as soon as the downpour came because they are not under warranty. And fortunately, I was able to put together a five-minute video of last Friday’s protest at the  U.S. Confe

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Charges dropped against former NPPA president

A photojournalist who was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer is no longer facing criminal charges. Tony Overman, an Olympian photojournalist who just stepped down as president of the National Press Photographer’s Association, was arrested earlier this month as he was

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