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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 * * *  1945 Erected by the United States of America in proud and grateful remembrance […]

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Diagonal Alley

J.K. Rowling stole my pun. The photo does not really show it clearly, but the elevated subway train tracks and this alley cut on a sharp diagonal through a city block. If you look at the map on this post, this is the alley one block before the train passes over a park called Rosemary’s […]

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Ukraine has not yet perished, nor her glory, nor her freedom

The post title is from the first line of the Ukrainian National Anthem.  I’m not Ukrainian, but having Polish heritage, I have an affinity for people who suffered from Russian and Communist oppression. Apart from the Russian people themselves, probably no people suffered as much from that tyranny as did the Ukrainians. The Holodomor, which […]

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Distortions – [Organika Restaurant]

I think this is why I bought a tilt-shift lens, and do not simply try to do all my tilting effects using onOne Software’s FocalPoint 2 Now software. I don’t think I ever would have chosen to create this effect using the software, as great as it is.     This restaurant is fairly new, […]

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Five Bicycles

I will confess that I only noticed the three physical, real bicycles when I took the shot.  I did not notice the symbols until I started working on this image early this morning. This happens a lot, that I only become aware of thematic elements in a shot I took when I process days, weeks, […]

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