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Autumn. New York City. Above Union Square

On cloudy days in autumn, the trees stick out from the ground below like paintbrushes heavy with memories of the sun’s embrace.

And the city, weary in preparation of shorter days, clamors to hold onto every last bit of color and light.

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I love this view of Union Square Park looking towards the Empire State Building and the beautiful skyscrapers in midtown Manhattan. It’s particularly gorgeous in the autumn when the trees change color before descending gracefully to the ground. 

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Interested in more of what a New York autumn looks like? Check out my guide to the best Central Park autumn views here:

Top 8 Autumn Views in Central Park

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Autumn. New York City. Above Union Square

On cloudy days in autumn, the trees stick out from the ground below like paintbrushes heavy with memories of the sun’s embrace.

And the city, weary in preparation of shorter days, clamors to hold onto every last bit of color and light.

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I love this view of Union Square Park looking towards the Empire State Building and the beautiful skyscrapers in midtown Manhattan. It’s particularly gorgeous in the autumn when the trees change color before descending gracefully to the ground.

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Interested in more of what a New York autumn looks like? Check out my guide to the best Central Park autumn views here:

Top 8 Autumn Views in Central Park

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“Autumn - New York City - Overlooking Union Square” in my portfolio, My Gear List, My Travel Blog, On G+, email me, or ask for help.

Autumn light through trees. Central Park, New York City

Autumn is the earth’s dance with the last of summer’s sunlight. 


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Interested in more of what a New York autumn looks like? Check out my guide to the best Central Park autumn views here:

Top 8 Autumn Views in Central Park

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View: "New York Autumn - Central Park - Trees and Fall Foliage" in my portfolio, My Gear List, My Travel Blog, On G+, email me, or ask for help.

Autumn light through trees. Central Park, New York City

Autumn is the earth’s dance with the last of summer’s sunlight.

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Interested in more of what a New York autumn looks like? Check out my guide to the best Central Park autumn views here:

Top 8 Autumn Views in Central Park

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View: "New York Autumn - Central Park - Trees and Fall Foliage" in my portfolio, My Gear List, My Travel Blog, On G+, email me, or ask for help.

Autumn landscape through willow trees. Central Park, New York City

What a surprise yesterday! I got home in the evening after a grueling day to find that my last photo from my celebratory visit to Central Park over the weekend made it to Tumblr Radar. I could barely believe my eyes. Thank you so much Tumblr! (I am still reeling over last month’s post that also got featured on Tumblr’s Radar) My inbox has exploded with lovely messages which I am very grateful for and will respond to later in the week when I have a bit more time. In the meantime, thank you so much everyone.

 When I was at Central Park a few days ago, the weather was deliciously ominous. It was the sort of day when grey clouds do their best to compete with the sunlight for the spotlight. I love the quality of this sort of contrasting light. During moments when the sun does manage to peek through the gray blanket of clouds, the foliage seems to reel in the bits of scattered sunlight.  

This is a recent favorite spot of mine in Central Park. It’s a vista that seems to come alive in the autumn and winter due in part to Central Park’s beautiful willow trees. There is a quality to the placement of the branches that is reminiscent of theatrical stage curtains in a persistent state of dramatically opening to reveal the landscapes that are just beyond their grasp as if they are revealing a show that comes alive in the final two acts of a performance that spans a year.  

In the autumn, these sorrow-soaked branches frame the sprawling autumn landscape that surrounds the lake and in the winter when the lake is covered in snow, the same branches hold multitudes of icy tears framing the towers of San Remo perfectly.   


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Interested in more of what a New York autumn looks like? Check out my guide to the best Central Park autumn views here:

Top 8 Autumn Views in Central Park

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View: "New York Autumn - Central Park Fall Foliage at The Lake" in my portfolio, My Gear List, My Travel Blog, On G+, email me, or ask for help.

Autumn landscape through willow trees. Central Park, New York City

What a surprise yesterday! I got home in the evening after a grueling day to find that my last photo from my celebratory visit to Central Park over the weekend made it to Tumblr Radar. I could barely believe my eyes. Thank you so much Tumblr! (I am still reeling over last month’s post that also got featured on Tumblr’s Radar) My inbox has exploded with lovely messages which I am very grateful for and will respond to later in the week when I have a bit more time. In the meantime, thank you so much everyone.

When I was at Central Park a few days ago, the weather was deliciously ominous. It was the sort of day when grey clouds do their best to compete with the sunlight for the spotlight. I love the quality of this sort of contrasting light. During moments when the sun does manage to peek through the gray blanket of clouds, the foliage seems to reel in the bits of scattered sunlight.

This is a recent favorite spot of mine in Central Park. It’s a vista that seems to come alive in the autumn and winter due in part to Central Park’s beautiful willow trees. There is a quality to the placement of the branches that is reminiscent of theatrical stage curtains in a persistent state of dramatically opening to reveal the landscapes that are just beyond their grasp as if they are revealing a show that comes alive in the final two acts of a performance that spans a year.

In the autumn, these sorrow-soaked branches frame the sprawling autumn landscape that surrounds the lake and in the winter when the lake is covered in snow, the same branches hold multitudes of icy tears framing the towers of San Remo perfectly.

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Interested in more of what a New York autumn looks like? Check out my guide to the best Central Park autumn views here:

Top 8 Autumn Views in Central Park

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View: "New York Autumn - Central Park Fall Foliage at The Lake" in my portfolio, My Gear List, My Travel Blog, On G+, email me, or ask for help.

Autumn sun through Central Park trees, New York City.

In Autumn sun drips down like melted gold on tree limbs decorated in the finest foliage.  The earth, chilled by the memory of winter, holds onto the sun’s light with hands outstretched as each ray slips through its fingers like fine sand. 

There is an entirely different quality to the air and sun in autumn and this is especially true in Central Park. The bitingly cool air pushes past flushed faces and every speck of sunlight provides only the smallest assurance of warmth. Dying embers of sun-specked leaves fall to the ground like ashes and creatures scurry in preparation for the long and arduous months ahead. 

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Autumn sun through Central Park trees, New York City.

In Autumn sun drips down like melted gold on tree limbs decorated in the finest foliage. The earth, chilled by the memory of winter, holds onto the sun’s light with hands outstretched as each ray slips through its fingers like fine sand.

There is an entirely different quality to the air and sun in autumn and this is especially true in Central Park. The bitingly cool air pushes past flushed faces and every speck of sunlight provides only the smallest assurance of warmth. Dying embers of sun-specked leaves fall to the ground like ashes and creatures scurry in preparation for the long and arduous months ahead.

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View this photo larger and on black on my Google Plus page

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Buy “Autumn Sunlight- Central Park - New York City” Prints and Posters here, View my store, email me, or ask for help.