Tuesday, August 25, 2015

NYC feet on the street

I really did enjoy New York, even though it was total sensory overload. I think people are fascinating...their clothes, their faces, their SHOES. I decided on day 4 or 5 that I wanted to snap a few shots of shoes. So I did. I personally prefer the nighttime shots, as they have a bit more mystery to them. I also prefer them in color, as it tells more about the person wearing the shoes. 

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

summer on the farm

Ducks are funny. Have you ever watched them? They have quite the attitude.

Nikon FG with polarizing filter, Kentmere 100, D76

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Slideshow II

Lower Manhattan skyline

 This is Ariel (L) and Paul (R). This was, for me, one of my favorite moments. We were on the edge of Central Park, resting from a long walk. I approached Ariel and asked for a photo of his horse, and he happily obliged. He was interested in my Polaroid camera, so we chatted for a minute, when Paul walked up and began to tease his friend about posing for pictures. Paul is from Ireland, and Ariel from Israel. Evidently they've been working together for roughly 25 years, and they seem to be great friends. I'm glad I got to meet them.

Brooklyn skyline

One World Trade Center from the street.  We visited the 9/11 Museum on this day, but I didn't take any photos, inside or out. I highly recommend you visit the museum if you get the chance. It was a mixed bag of emotions, but I'm glad I went.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Let the slide show commence!

I took this shot from the observation deck on the top of Rockefeller Center. This was my favorite view, second only to the view of Central Park.

This was near Times Square, which was awe-inspiring in a slightly horrifying way. It was actually HOTTER in Times Square than anywhere else we walked, and the behavior of the crowd freaked me out. We did our best to avoid Times Square for the rest of the week. p.s. Did you know that there are naked (well, they have body-paint on) women walking around Times Square? They let tourists snap a photo with them, then ask for money. Fascinating. :(

St. Patrick's Cathedral was lovely, but much of the inside was under construction. 

 I took this shot when we were on the Circle Line Cruise, which was well worth the time and effort. We took the last cruise of the day, and the sunset was beautiful.

I'm not sure where this was taken. Upper west side? Chelsea? I have no idea.