Long Island regatta, sailing under full sail, old black and white photograph digitally restored, colorized and printed on museum quality paper Adding to his legacy, he has made available historic pictures taken by his grandfather, Herbert Austin and father, Milan Kana, chronicling the earliest days of Davis Park and Fire Island creating Ile de Feu Historique. Herb Austin settled in Patchogue in the early part of the 20th century. His profession was insurance but his passion was photography and he was an enthusiastic proponent of the Patchogue area.
Old boats docked in the Fire Island marina, antique photograph digitally restored and reprinted. In 1929, he organized the first official airmail delivery to Fire Island as sanctioned by the U.S. Post Office. During WWII he produced two 'Patchogue Family Albums' with his photographs of the area to send to the soldiers in the war.
He met Milan Kana at the U.S.O. in Patchogue and through their mutual interest in photography, he was introduced to Nancy Austin. Milan and Nancy settled in Bellport and had 3 sons including Titus.