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Coriolistic Anachronisms | A photography blog oscillating between New York, Vancouver and Cape Town, gathering HDR photos and jotting notes along the way

Coriolistic Anachronisms


Missing the Skies

Long taken for granted, an upward urban view is a luxury very few now enjoy

It is no secret that the sky is where I long to be, airborne, aloft, high. But this is not another rant about how much I miss flying. It is much more simple, yet infinitely deeper. After living in Harlem for almost a year, I’ve…

A Terrace in Harlem

Lush summer growth, heat bloom and a bumble bee's touch-and-go

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…

New York Abstract Fever

A long, lonely weekend, too much time to think and reflect in a rather ruthless mirror

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…

Conflict on the Highline

One of New York's greatest success stories, the Highline is already suffocating between construction sites

Its construction having begun in 2006, the Highline is a city park built above street level on a re-purposed aerial train track. The idea came from a similar park in Paris which I have never seen. The use of otherwise abandoned and derelict space is…

Old Steel, New Looks

Gantry Plaza State Park, Queens

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…