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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]