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All’s Swinging at the Fifth Ave. Easter Parade

Photographing the Fifth Avenue Easter Parade is a blast. There’s really no other parade where you’re in the midst of the parade because the people are the parade. Styles abound from self-made hats & headware, to people (and some canines) dressed to the nines. It’s a fun and eclectic mix of humanity.

This year I discovered a swing band and dancers kicking it up on one of the side streets off Fifth Ave. Jazz singer Molly Ryan and reedman Dan Levinson and his band held court and about 15 pairs or so of swing dancers were kicking it up for a great time.

Here are some images I made from the parade. Many more can be found on my website. Happy Easter!

All photos © 2015 RZF Images, all rights reserved. Neither these nor other images on this site may be used without written permission.

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Pin-Up Style Studio Shoot

Here are a few pin-up style images I shot last month. Model: Lucy. This was a 2-light setup with Photoflex strobes and softboxes in my studio. Camera: Nikon D800.

Post processing was done in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop PSCC, and Nik Color Efex Pro 4.

All photos © 2015 RZF Images, all rights reserved. Neither these nor other images on this site may be used without written permission.

Odette

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Had a very enjoyable afternoon photographing Odette as my model. We used a few different lighting setups, for a fashion look to more dramatic images like this one.

Still going through and editing the various images we made. This one was shot with one light with a 24X32 soft box with a grid to keep the light from spilling on the backdrop. More images shortly.

Tech Note: Taken with a Nikon D800 1/200 sec, f/14 ISO 250, with a Nikkor 28-70mm lens at 50mm

Update: Here are a couple more images I’ve finished editing

All photos © 2014 RZF Images, all rights reserved. Neither these nor other images on this site may be used without written permission.

Meet Me on Fifth Avenue For the Easter Parade

The annual Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue isn’t really a parade as much as an extravaganza of “extreme” Easter bonnets, featuring children of all ages; period dress; and fine fashions.

Running from 47th to 57th Streets on Fifth Avenue, with most people gathering around St. Patrick’s Cathedral to see and be seen, the Fifth Avenue Easter Parade offers some of the best street photography, with people (and the more the occasional canine) dressed up for the event.

This year, among all the Easter revelers, I came across artist Andy Padre, who made some 500 paper hats (with matching shopping bags) out of everything, including Metrocards, Subway Restaurant paper cups, tissue paper and more. He gave them away — for free — to people on the street so they can enjoy a little Easter fashion today.

Here’s some images of Easter parade revelers that I found most interesting. More can be seen on my Flickr page.

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Jayne

Images from a model shoot with Jayne a few weeks ago.

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Tia

Had a couple of model shoots last week. Here are some images from one of them, with Tia:

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Amanda

Here are some images from a model shoot I did yesterday.