Rediscovering New York: Warm City Images on a Cold Winter’s Day
One of the many gardens near Belvedere Castle
I’ve been meaning to get my home-bound tush out of the house for days now to photograph on the streets of New York City, but I’ve been a bit of a wuss. I know that others scoff at the cold as they grab their cameras, but, alas, not I. At least not for the time being. (Now put a polar bear or penguin in Times Square and you’ll have to race me there).
Yesterday was a bit warmer but then I had some client work to do. Timing is just not working with me on this front.
This sad realization inspired me to look at my archives and photos from some previous adventures in and around the City. Photos from days that were balmy and full of sun, and nights filled with people in the streets having a grand old time.
Or at the very least, days where I didn’t have to wear so many layers that I felt like I lived in Siberia.
If you’re a New Yorker, a tourist, or a wannabe visitor from afar, join me in my little walk down memory lane. You may find a place or two to visit in your future!
A mid afternoon party on the boardwalk of Coney Island
An amorous couple literally embracing a little public display of affection ~Coney Island
What’s a day on Coney Island without a lady on stilts?
Wrapped snugly in his beach towel, this little boy wishes me a little peace. ~Coney Island
I would have given anything to know what the little whispered to his brother to make him grin with such abandon. ~Coney Island
Shooting next to the Hudson River, I cheeky smile from a biker on his way, who knows where.
A little girl completely bewildered by my interest in taking her picture. ~Waiting in line for a boat ride in Central Park
An iconic view of The Lake in Central Park: Young lovers watch as boaters criss-cross the water
A familiar scene in Washington Square Park. A street musician sings for his supper
I couldn’t begin to tell you what’s going on here. Welcome to NYC! ~Union Square Park
Chatty New Yorkers ignore the homeless man sleeping on the bench next to them and vice versa~Union Square Park
“WHAT mom?!” This frustrated young man wanted to play some of the instruments the Krishna to the left offered him. The boys mother wasn’t too keen on the idea ~Union Square Park
“What?!” This young boy asked when his mom wouldn’t stop calling his name. I got the impression she wasn’t keen on him playing the Krishna’s instruments. ~Union Square
I typically don’t shoot in the subway but there was something about the faraway look on this little girl’s face that grabbed my attention. What was she thinking?
~2 Train on the way to Times Square
Only in New York City traffic.. A Taxi and Pedi cab neck and neck. ~Times Square
A typical evening in Times Square during the summer
No evening in Times Square is complete without a “Naked” somebody.. I present.. Naked Cowgirl.
While Elmo is meant to be joyous and delightful, this one just didn’t strike me as being too happy. ~Times Square
I’ve never had my portrait drawn by a street artist before, have you? ~Times Square
Street performers like this one that pretend to be statues amaze me. They are so realistic. ~Times Square
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