2019 Prime Lens Experiment – Week 6. Black and white detail from 1251 Avenue of the Americas.
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Week 4 – 2019 Prime Lens Experiment I’m mildly fascinated by scenes like this. I’m not sure if the drivers know that the property owner — despite all the signs — does not care about blocking the garages. Or if the car owners just don’t care and are just daring someone to call a tow […]
Week 3 – 2019 Prime Lens Experiment: 50mm from my office window. It pays to look up from the computer screen every once in a while. It’s usually not the most exciting view as high-floor NYC vistas go, but when the sky is right everything else is secondary. It also helps when the building across […]
For the second week of my Prime Lens Experiment I went to the Gowanus neighborhood in Brooklyn, nestled between Carroll Gardens and Park Slope. The Gowanus Canal used to be a synonym for pollution and stench. The canal itself still is not a lovely sight, but the cleanup has at least removed any stench and […]
One of the most famous concepts in street photography is “the decisive moment,” a term originated by Henri Cartier-Bresson. It is what separates the small percentage of great street photos from the rest. The idea is to capture someone in an action, pose or gesture that creates tension, humor, suggests a story, or simply creates beauty. […]