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Profile of a writer taking her first cold water swim in a 40-degree sea in February, 2020, Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. We follow the Health Director of Men's Health magazine on her bold adventure. This video portrait was recently published in Men's Health online magazine.
Promotional video for Coney Island Polar Bear New Year's Plunge, 2020
Tribute to cold-water swimming, Brooklyn, NY
Sit-down interview, Director of Student Disabilities, Brooklyn College
Sand sculptures by Victor Osan, Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, NY
Women's March, New York City
Al is the owner of WideEyemedia.nyc, a small video production business. He established this small business after working as a full-time TV-news field cameraman/editor/producer and as a freelance studio cameraman on live news shows, MSNBC and CNN. He uses his video-skill set as a freelance videographer and to run, part time, an internship program at Brooklyn College that emphasizes iPhone videography for professional and academic purposes.
He has shot, edited and produced short documentaries that have appeared in film festivals. As a cold-water swimmer, he is currently working on a short documentary film about cold water swimming in Brighton Beach/Coney Island.
When he isn't working, he can often be found enjoying warm and cold water swims with his pals at Brighton Beach, or as they prefer to call it, “The medicinal waters off the coast of Southern Brooklyn".