Showing posts from 2019

TCS New York City Marathon From The Pulaski Bridge

Images from The 2019 New York City Marathon
Photojournalist, M. Nuri Shakoor captures moments from the NYC marathon from the Pulaski Bridge in Long Island City, Queens as runners enter the Queens leg of the route.


Climate Extinction Rebellion Protest In Midtown Manhattan

Climate Extinction Protesters Shutdown Times Square
Midtown, Manhattan
New York City, NY
M. Nuri Shakoor, Photojournalist | Press Photographer |

Climate Extinction Rebellion protesters shutdown the intersection at Broadway and & 7th avenue in Times Square. Level One crowd control was called into the location and several protesters were arrested.

New York Comic Con 2019

Highlights from New York Comic Con 2019
Location: Javits Center, Midtown Manhattan. New York City, NY

Date: October 3rd through October 6th
#NYCC, #NYComicCon #ComicCon #Cosplay

Arabella Kat and Elizabeth Rage

Hot Looks On The Runways Of New York Fashion Week SS20

Highlights From NYFW SS20Images and video by M. Nuri Shakoor, PhotojournalistContributing Press Photographers: Igor Ktodoma & Evan SaucierFashion Editor: Millie Carbajal Senior Editor: Alla Bevzenko

Highlights from New York City Fashion from the shows presented by Style X at Sony Hall in Times Square; Art Hearts Fashion Week held at the Angel Orensanz Foundation event space located on the Lower  Eastside of Manhattan; and the New York Fashion Showcase held at the gorgeous Roosevelt Hotel in Midtown East.

The Good.
All of these shows featured the works of some very talented designers. The collections were amazing to say the least. And of course the models, make artist, and stylists did their jobs to the fullest and beyond. Two thumbs up across the board.

My only critique, and it is a significant critique that the organizers of these events may want to consider, is that there remains to be room for major improvements in the logistics and operations of these events.  I only mention t…

Wu-Tang: An American Saga Premiere Screening at The Metrograph

HULU  Premiere Screening of "Wu-Tang: An American Saga"
The cast of the Hulu series Wu-Tang: An American Saga" arrives at the Metrograph in lower Manhattan for the premiere screening as cast party.

Video clips provided by M. Nuri Shakoor, Photojournalist, USPA-News | UABN Photography

Highlights From The 2019 Dominican Day Parade

The Dominican Day Parade 2019 Images and video provided by M. Nuri Shakoor, photojournalist and press photographer from UABN Photography.

View the full official photo database of the 2019 Dominican Parade by click here.

Kings County Tennis League Davis Cup

Davis Cup Highlights From Brooklyn
Video highlight clips from the Kings County Tennis League Davis Cup event held at Marcy Playground in Brooklyn, NY.
Featuring a special address from New York State Assembly member representing district 56 Tremaine Wright.

Video clips provided by
M. N. Shakoor of UABN Photography, Photojournalist
USPA-News | National Press Photographers Association  | Stringr

Queens Rockfest 2019

The 2nd Annual Queens Rockfest 2019   Video and images by Gotham News NYC-ASE urban art corespondent for for New York City, Nitro Nuri Shakor, photojournalist and press photographer for and freelance photographer for UABN Photography

Date: Saturday July 27th, 2019
Location: Forest Park Bandshell, Woodhaven Queens, NY

Producer: George Wasek
Emcee: Eddie Fee

Bands: Sabretooth, The Phoenix Within, The Kindness, The Unbroken, Arc'd Angel, Ophelia's Pain, Dan Nelson & The Contention, The Stony Rollers.

Note: We unfortunately got called away to another assignment prior to the Stony Rollers performance so we were unable to get footage of their performance.

Blakk April and Jon Fluevog, DUMBO Photoshoot

Photoshoot at Jon Fluevog With NYC Designer Blakk April
Video footage provide By Ktodoma Igor
Designer: Blakk April
Accessories: Jon Fluevog
Host: Jon Fluevog Shoes, Brooklyn, NY
Models: Lizzy, Aylin, Tiera Jean
Lighting assistant: F Hopson Photography
Photographer: Nitro Nuri Shakoor, NYC-ASE | UABN Photography

Hip Hop In The Park

Queens, NY Sets The Stage For Local Hip Hop Heroes.
  Images and video of Hip Hop In The Park By Ralph McDaniels provided by NYC-ASE Urban Art Correspondent, Nitro Nuri Shakoor, independent photojournalist for

Hip Hop In the park was made possible by Socrates Sculpture Park Director of Public Programs Audrey Dimola and was free to the public.

Saturday July 13th, 2019
Astoria, Queens, NY
Socrates Park, Vernon Blvd.
Event: Hip Hop In The Park

From the event's press release:

'Presented by Ralph McDaniels. Produced in collaboration with LionFox Events and Post No Bills. A community-oriented day of DJs and emceeing, dance performances, food, art-making, and local legends! For the second summer in a row, Socrates partners with pioneering VJ/DJ Ralph McDaniels, founder and host of Video Music Box and Hip Hop Coordinator at the Queens Public Library, to celebrate the impact and positive evolution of hip hop culture with a day in the Park. Local legends The Disco Twins …