Category: Blog Posts

Photography by Chad Gayle: A Primer

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With four (4!) different websites that feature my photography, a search that involves my name or one of the types of photographic niches that I tend to occupy often leads the surfer to the wrong place. I’m trying to alleviate that unintentional misdirection here with a brief summary of the websites that represent my work. …

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Christmas Time in New York (As Seen Through a Nikon 70-200mm f2.8 ED VR II Lens)

There’s nothing quite like Christmas time in New York City. The traditions, the traffic, and the constant stream of tourists are equally enervating and maddening, particularly for anyone who has a camera in his or her hands. Nonetheless, one weekday in mid-December when I happened to have a Nikon 70-200mm f2.8 ED VRII zoom lens …

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How Let It Be Came To Be: Sgt. Pepper’s, the Bee Gees, and the Making of an Unlikely Fan

There was magic packed into that twelve-inch disc, an uncanny, otherworldly kind of joy that revealed itself at thirty-three and a third revolutions per minute. I was ten years old when I heard it for the first time, and there was something miraculous in the fact that I could sit down and listen to it …

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