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Empty Sky Memorial – Liberty State Park, NJ

As the sun set behind the Empty Sky Memorial, it created an amazing ring shaped reflection inside the granite pathway.  I used a 10-stop filter to try and lengthen the shutter speed, making the visitors appear ghostly in their movements.  If someone stood still, however, they would appear sharper in silhouette.

Abandoned Train Station – Liberty State Park

Visited the Liberty State Park in NJ this weekend for a quick photo shoot.  An opening in the fence line allowed us to get in and take this shot of the abandoned train terminal located there.  Applied some HDR tone mapping to bring out the textures.

Full Moon with Halo

Did a quick “for fun” self portrait showing a view of the halo we saw forming around the full moon.  The abnormally cold evening must of provided the impetus behind the ice crystals in the atmosphere that’s needed to create this kind of halo effect. This image was taken during a quick night shoot at
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Barnegat Lighthouse at Night

The full moon and some fast moving clouds provided us a nicely lit backdrop to the Barnegat Lighthouse in NJ.  Even though we missed the golden hour, we decided to do a quick night shot at the lighthouse anyway just to see how the area looks.  The night sky ended up looking very colorful.  The
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Decaying Trees

A set of decaying trees located in the Manasquan Reserve in NJ, just after a small snow storm.

Casino Building in Asbury Park

Grabbed this image of the old and abandoned Casino building, located on the Boardwalk in Asbury Park, NJ., during a recent snow storm.  Applied some HDR techniques to try and bring out more details.

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