It was a nondescript room, which is lucky because I hate to have to describe rooms. Elaine (from Seinfeld) was nearby in this white, almost too white, wedding dress, with bare shoulders and a white[…]
Under the West Side Highway. Compression effect of long lens. Circa 1992. From film. I went through a period where I was just looking for arches in the city. This is one of the better[…]
The underpass by the Bethesda fountain in Central Park. Photographed with a 4 x 5 large format view camera. Bethesda Arcade. I used the 4 x 5 camera for about a year before the labor[…]
The pigeons nest in the crevices between floors of the Guggenheim. Every so often they fly out. So you need to stand and wait, and wait… After about an hour, people wonder what you’re waiting[…]
Morris-Jumel Mansion | 65 Jumel Terrace The oldest house in Manhattan. The revolutionaries met here during the revolution and then it became a sort of government building for a while. Now it’s a museum. Media:[…]
Photographed in early ’90s during a night storm on my way home from work. Camera: Rollei TLR. Sometimes I would do that – drag the tripod to work so that I could use it on[…]
Photographed from fifth avenue through steam from steam pipes that are used in NYC for heating. From 35mm film negative. Tinted added in digital world. Circa 1990s.
Poets Walk Central Park in 1994. Shot with a large-format view camera during a freezing rain. This remains the most popular print I sell. Frankly, I almost didn’t take this photograph because it was so[…]
Media: Large format view camera (4 x 5 inch negative) Keywords: Landmark, Brooklyn Bridge, Vertical, Brooklyn Bridge. One of the things you could do with a view camera was straighten out the perspective with tilts[…]
From my Bronx explorations, this is a trestle on Wards Island. 35mm film. 1997
Central Park’s Poets Walk composed of 39 images that have been “stitched” together. This is a print that can easily go VERY large. It’s created with a Giga Head, a DSLR and APG stitching software.
This image was commissioned, and was the first serious work I did with Giga Panos. It is composed of 49 separate images. Every blossom is detailed. A large version of this is in New York’s[…]
Giga Pano of New York City’s Central Park Bridle Path, including the reservoir. Composite of 30 images. I’m convinced that there are angles you can achieve with giga (stitching) and the program APG that enable[…]
This was in Carl Schurz Park on the upper east side. This goes back to 1995 or so. Sometimes the city looks like something from a fairy tale – taken with a 4 x 5[…]
BROOKLYN BRIDGE INFRARED FILM PHOTOGRAPH The iconic Brooklyn Bridge with Infrared Black and White film, 2007. I doubt you’ll find many with this look. He film HIE is no longer made. I often had no[…]
On the Brooklyn side of the bridge, is a very small park with a few willow trees, and this is the view. There are families beneath both trees in the shadows, an a little girl[…]
Photographed from the Circle Line cruise with long lens in 2009. “Flame” stands out well in this shot.
View of lower Manhattan from the Manhattan Bridge. This is from Infrared film (HIE).
Under Manhattan Bridge NYC Skyline. Feels very much like something from the first Batman movie. So this is on the Manhattan Side, beneath the Manhattan Bridge shooting south.
Couple walking towards Turtle Pond in Central Park during a blizzard. From 35mm film.
Or another confluence of with some sort of connection, at least in the photographer’s mind. Always looking for what goes together and what doesn’t. Two major street photography themes, irony and pathos. Humor is still[…]
The terror of a small dog park on the Upper East Side. 2004. It always reminded me of an old Coppertone ad??? I think a dog was tugging at the bathing suit of a girl.[…]
From film, c 1990.