New York Street Photography

I used to sit on the corner when I was unemployed watching people going off to work, and the sense of this rat race (as it was called) disturbed me. Later I became part of that race. And it was disturbing. I could stand it...

What a hot sticky summer New York City day back in 1994. And very few of these folks going home appreciated being photographed. Except maybe the woman with the sunglasses and grin. ...

[caption id="attachment_19719" align="aligncenter" width="940"] 1997.The detail is amazing and if you get a magnifying glass you can read what’s in the candy. Medium format TLR (film)[/caption] I made a 16 x 20 a few weeks later, matted it, and brought it to the newsstand guy.  I...

New York Subway Car 4x5 CameraI was always uncomfortable, just about phobic on the subway, until I began photographing it. Somehow, capturing on film, and later digital made my completely enamored of at least photographing on the subway. It may seem...

[caption id="attachment_18477" align="aligncenter" width="940"] My camera on table and, tilted up slightly. (35mm b&w film)[/caption] I photographed these ladies having breakfast in a Chelsea Diner in the early '90s.  So of course it's from film....

I usually run out of the house with a camera when there's a good winter storm in New York. I shot this on 86th street in 2008....