New York Street Photography

From film, circa 1992. Flat tire on bicycle. I believe this was shot in Chelsea section of NYC.  The feeling reminds me of New Wave (?) movies like The Bicycle Thief....

Walking down Bethesda steps in Central Park. From film.   You can set the stage, but you don't know who is going to enter and cross it; and perhaps make an interesting subject.  I felt he was struggling to come to a decision about something....

    This Pizza Place was across the street from where I worked. Very, very, heavy and delicious food. Everyone who was on a diet chided each other with, "No, you're not going there...

Man with a cross; 6th Avenue; New York. He was there every day for about a month, and then he was gone.  circa 1990....

  [caption id="attachment_19901" align="aligncenter" width="940"] Medium format film; 2005[/caption]   Photographing street photography with medium format equipment was tough for me.  The two cameras I did well with were the Mamiya 6 with the 50mm lens; and the Rollei TLR.  This was with the Mamiya....

[caption id="attachment_19890" align="aligncenter" width="705"] Squint to see shadow against the moon.[/caption]   Actually, this is the shadow of a sax street performer which falls into the arc of light created by the tunnel he's playing in....

2009. Snap, and then a lot of barking. Thankfully, protected by the window screen, and the dog knows me since I almost always take a snap of him when walking by. ...

Man on the way to the store on right. Upper east side. From 35mm film. 2005..  Shots like these bring back (to me) that documentary black and white feeling of New Wave films.  I think that's what they were called.  La Strada, Bicycle Thief. ...