A Terrace in Harlem

While Marie is adrift through the antipodes, weathering a stiff Cape Town winter with sweaters and the glow of twin fireplaces, I have inherited the care of our Harlem terrace and been granted the rank of Master Waterhose Handler. I take my new responsibilities very seriously. True, it’s a bit like making Gilligan the captain.…

New York Abstract Fever

I was going to go from here to there and I was going do this or that. And then something happened and these came out. That’s when I realized my lack of flexibility was just stiffness. So I stretched my canvas and mirrored the visions. Yup, I’ll do better next time. No, this post is written in English. If…

Old Steel, New Looks

This a simple photo post, the images shot on a recent short trip to Queens via the East River Ferry. I was testing various techniques, among which long exposures and a new kind of HDR-like blending called “fusion”, promising but definitely not satisfactory yet. I also attempted a full 360 panorama using fusion, but I…

Staten Island Touch and Go

Unfortunately, it appears that every Saturday or Sunday, at about the same time we decide we should go somewhere for fun and a change of scenery, eight million New Yorkers reach the same conclusion and scramble. I’m not sure how our intentions are leaked, maybe I should check with Assange or Snowden. The bottom line is we…