I admit it, photographically, New York City bored me. I’m not proud of it. As a resident, the bright shiny thing called Manhattan faded after 18+ years. Until recently that is, when something changed and the old spark returned. It happened unexpectedly one morning a few weeks back […]
Pier 1 at 70th Street is a block or two from where I live in Manhattan. It’s a modern complex, within Riverside Park, that juts out into the Hudson River. It’s one of those places that embraces the harshness of the concrete jungle, softens it a bit […]
At over 120 years old and the largest Cathedral church in the world, St. John the Divine has been on my “explore” to-do list for some time. Over the years it’s hosted dignitaries such as Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama. Sting gave a […]
I’ve so enjoyed playing around with night photography lately. However, I’ve learned that finding a photogenic scene without construction, ugly wires, ugly buildings or other aesthetics impediments has been more difficult than I thought.
As I was perusing photos on the internet, as I am want to do, I was intrigued by night shots of the Golden Gate Bridge taken by west coast photographer, Bruce Getty. His images inspired me to hustle my bum to Brooklyn Bridge Park to try my […]
It’s embarrassing to admit that I’ve lived in New York for nearly two decades and yet there are scores of wonderful locations I have yet to visit—the sad result of my allowing a busy life to get in the way of living, and a pinch of laziness, I […]
Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them ~ Francesco Guicciadini
Looking for a palm reading with your baked goods? Or some hydrangea and a game of chess? On a recent visit to Union Square’s Greenmarket, it was all that and a man in a Speedo….. It was a beautiful Saturday morning and I, along with every other New […]