Category: New York Architecture

There’s not a lot for me to write about New York architecture because I am totally ignorant on that subject. Ignorant means, that I don’t know the history of these landmark buildings – I only know what I like and appreciate how difficult they can be to translate to film / digital.

The Flatiron Building was always my personal demon because on the one hand I wanted the viewer to appreciate the overall shape of the triangular (strange?) building that defines the entire neighborhood; on the other hand – the detail that went into the facade of that building is incredible.

Grand Central Terminal C

Grand Central Terminal

Photograph Location: 42nd Street.   You can photograph the interior so long as you don’t use flash (tho of course lots of people do) and don’t use a tripod.  However, you can get a pass for a tripod in the station. I think that Grand Central looks inviting on this snowy day.  You can feel […]

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Flatiron Building Tilt

Well, that’s the Empire State Building in the background. Everyone has the Flat Iron building from the front, so I decided to try it from the other side.

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Church and World Trade Center

Church in Shadow of World Trade Center

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Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center Building

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Brooklyn Bridge Side View

Brooklyn Bridge Profile

One of the top 10 New York City tourist attractions.

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Chrysler Building Reflection

Chrysler Building Reflection

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New York Giga Print

Brooklyn Bridge Subway Station

Brooklyn Bridge Subway Station – on the Manhattan IRT subway. This is a “giga” print composed of about 98 separate photos. Yes, it can be printed very big and the detail is pretty amazing. 2015.

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Park Plaza Hotel New York

Plaza Hotel Night

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Park Plaza Hotel NYC

Plaza Hotel

Photo Location: 59th street and Fifth Avenue Fountains and lights.  This is the Park Plaza before the renovation.  Black and white with a hint of painting about it.

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Columbus Circle - Giga Print

Columbus Circle Giga

Columbus Circle just before downpour. Image is stitched together with 20 separate images (of course stitching is invisible). It means the image can be enlarged tremendously and detail is especially sharp from front to back.

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Morris Jumel Landmark

Morris Jumel Mansion

Tourist Destination: This is the oldest house in Manhattan. The Morris–Jumel Mansion, also known as the Roger and Mary Philipse Morris House, “Mount Morris” and other similar names, located at 65 Jumel Terrace in Roger Morris Park in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, is the oldest house in the borough. It […]

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Radio City Music Hall

Radio City Music Hall

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