Central Park Photography

Central Park Photography

My black and white Central Park Photography usually gave me a great sense of peace.  I could stand by Turtle Pond for hours.  Hang out between the two willow trees on the boat lake.

It goes back a few decades.  Poets Walk, which was photographed in 1993 with a large format camera has been sold and licensed at least 1000 times over the years.  It’s kept me alive during tough times.  And the Skating Rink shot won first prize out of 10,000 entries.

Being raised in the Bronx, Central Park was a great treat for us as kids.  It felt like this cultivated enclave in the heart of the urban grime.


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 involved got to me. But I did get some good...

The smoke is from revolutionary war type canons being fired off towards Turtle Pond.  It looks like a Japanese watercolor. The mist, is actually the result of a lot of cannon smoke from a Fourth of July celebration. The white edifice in the background that...

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 cold and the film holders were getting wet.   Just as I...

Central Park: Cedar Hill. From 35mm film. What is special is the mirroring of the three trees with the buildings on Fifth Avenue. ...

Bethesda Plaza, painted from an infrared photograph. In other words, the colors and effects have been added by the artist. Bethesda Plaza, painted from an infrared photograph. In other words, the colors and effects have been added by the artist....