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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Into thy hands, O Lord.

This is the World War II East Coast Memorial, located in Battery Park at the southern tip of Manhattan.  The eagle statue is oriented to face the Statue of Liberty.  The  inscription at  the base of the eagle reads: 1941 * * *  1945Erected by the United States of America in proud and grateful remembrance […]

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The Stand That Time Forgot

The mere presence of a pay phone makes this news stand look like it was lost in time.  There are very few pay phones left on the streets of New York, now that mobile phones are so ubiquitous.  Then there is graffiti covering the metal grates, which adds a pre-Giuliani feel.  The big give-away that […]

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The Photowalk Isn’t Over Unless You Put The Camera Away

One morning in March I stopped by the meatpacking district in the early morning before work, to get shots there and under the High Line.   As far as my plans were concerned, I was done shooting once I walked north of where the High Line crosses over 10th Avenue.  From there, I had to walk […]

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Crosswalk No. 19

I don’t know if I’m stating the obvious and everyone has already noticed, but starting a few weeks ago I usually try to pair up the 2 crosswalk shots that I publish each week using some common element or theme.  The same is true of the 2 Bus Stop shots published each week.

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Walt Disney Concert Hall Study No. 3

This is a rarity from me – a jpeg image straight from the camera with little post-processing of any kind.  Even my black and white images are shot raw and the simple conversion to black and white is a more substantial edit than what I did with this.  While I was in LA, I usually […]

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Bus Stop No. 18

This is a rare (at least so far) daytime street candid shot.  I went out once and just didn’t get the results I was getting at night.  This might have to change.  With the lengthening days and late sunsets for the next few months, its getting harder to grab shots that look anything like the […]

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Art & Storage on the High Line

  This is a shot taken on the High Line where it crosses under what is now Chelsea Market and the Food Network Headquarters.  I presume it originally acted as a loading platform when the High Line was a working railroad and the building had some industrial use as a warehouse or factory.  The windows […]

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Tiffany Mosaic: Garden Landscape and Fountain

I have a tendency to always be shooting things from the side.  Not people – I will sometimes shoot them head-on – but things and places almost always get this treatment.  I believe this tendency usually serves me well, but not always. I took this during a morning visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art […]

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One Bunker Hill (Los Angeles)

  Originally known as the Southern California Edison Building, this art Deco treasure was built in 1930-31.  Now overshadowed by taller neighbors, it’s beauty still shines.

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