Having fun these days with black & white, long exposures and everything in between. The bottom shot is a 5:30 minute long exposure. Notice how the pilings’ shadows appear beautifully drawn once the motion of water has been neutralized.
[This is part 2 of 2] I’m now entering Battery Park and go past the World Financial Center, along North Cove Marina. Runners had been casually showing up around me since Brooklyn, now they congregate; I have merged into a high traffic, trendy lane and late afternoon on a beautiful weekend is exercise rush hour.…Details
Having been spoiled by gems such as Vancouver’s Seawall, I tend to complain and moan about my New York runs. Nothing fresh, nothing green, nothing clean. In addition to normal chimeras and recent lower leg issues, my routine deals with thick crowds, high noise, abusive smells and clueless drivers. So once in a while, in…Details
In 2009, at the apogee of fall colors, Marie and I decided to take her visiting mother to the Catskills. Granted, Maureen comes from one of the most stunning places on earth – and I’ve seen my share – but even in Cape Town, one cannot find or imagine the explosion of yellows and reds…Details
As the mercury topped at 17 degrees Celsius today, it is fun to remember the past chilly days. Here, a walk through Brooklyn’s Prospect Park while a trace of snow lingered on the ground.
Following subdued black and white (re)views of the Big Apple a few days ago, here are fragments of the same surreality, polychromatic this time, clichés impacted into one another by hues of modern design and the very sour stigma of time. This is 2013 and the eyes of anybody looking towards Lower Manhattan from the four…Details