Category: NYC Photo Blog

This photo blog began before the word “blog” was coined.  At least that’s how I remember it.  The year was 1999. I called it an online journal.  There were definitely others keeping online photo journals.  I guess you’d have to go into the wayback machine to find the early journal writing.

Apres the Gallery Show Notes

During the summer of 2001, I did a gallery show somewhere in Connecticut.  Some very wealthy town near some other wealthy town.  I got about ten prints on the walls of the gallery (I don’t even know if I took pictures of it).  Anyway, I used to carry this journal around with me, and here’s […]

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Weber Willow and Ice

Darkroom Notes Matt Weber

This is what we used to do to keep notes about how to dodge, burn, bleach, and who knows what else darkroom prints. I still have several similar books of notes but came across this one from Matt Weber. Here’s a link to what I think is the finished print of Willow and Ice (on […]

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Motorcycle in Rain at Night

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The Old City Hall Stop

A post in the New York Times (a few weeks back) said that if you stayed on the #6 train when it gets to the last stop (Brooklyn Bridge) the train will turn around and make a big curve going through the Old City Hall Station before heading uptown.  Anyone ever tried that? I’m thinking […]

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Vintage New York Times

Man Reading New York Times

According to my notes – not always the best – this was 1990.   No, I doubt that date is right.  I didn’t go online until Christmas 1999.  And I know in ’93 I was working with view cameras.  So I’d say it was between ’95 and ’99 because it was one of the first images […]

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Matt Weber

When I’m not in the mood to get out of the house – there’s always Matt Weber who wants to go for a walk.  A long walk.  It’s a good thing for me, because I can easily forget about the creative (fun) part of this process which (for me) is shooting.  Left to my own […]

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Night Chess at Union Square

Night Chess at Union Square Park

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Lower Manhattan

SOLD! To the Man with the Gold Frame

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Nosferatu with Smart Phone

Can a vampire take a selfie?  I don’t know. Probably.

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Halloween Times Square

The Wild Ones

On the way back home, at Times Square Station – like a bolt of lightning – the girls came running towards us (I was with Matt W.) and we both fired as quickly as possible.  Matt turned to me and said, that was like a “coda” – to the evening.  “No, not coda.  What’s the […]

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Halloween Night 2017

Self referential shot in the eye of the watcher.  Taken in Union Square station.

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what i’m doin’

is spending hour after hour working on this very site, trying to breathe life into it after it went dead.  Dead as a doornail (whatever that means.  Doornails usually are dead aren’t they?) But yes.  All of my wile and guile, all of my waking and esp. dreaming hours are about SEO and SERP and […]

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