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Category Archives: Landscape

They build a boat basin for the 1939 World’s Fair. Robert Moses expanded it for the 1964 World’s Fair in the same location.  Apparently you can catch a ferry from Manhattan to here during the US Open and on Mets game days. I came for the view.

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This is one of those spots I discovered by studying the Google Maps. It has some more interesting views I will post photos of later, but the sun came up in this direction so this is what I’m leading with. Flushing Bay is just off the Grand Central Parkway, very close to Citi Field and […]

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Last, in response to a request, I went out to grab some snow photos before everything melted from the storm we had on Thursday. I walked through the park very close to my house taking 2-3 dozen shots. Then I made some very simple black and white edits, and headed over to Adobe Spark to […]

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2016 was the year in which my rate of photo posting dropped off a cliff.  Part of this was due to me shooting less, which is its own story, and in large part due to some changed family schedule basics that got in the way of my favorite shooting time. But I also often just […]

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I wonder whether the Park service has plans to maintain these fences and other structures, or will allow them to slowly fall and decay with the passing of time.  Bodie State Historic Park calls the maintenance of partially decomposed structures “arrested decay.”  Eastern State Penitentiary calls it “preserved ruin.”  Without intervention, the man-made structures that elevate Mormon Row from […]

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