153 posts tagged lower east side
New York City - Snow - Ludlow Street - Lower East Side
It’s moments like these
that the world
for every breath
the earth’s heartbeat.
And we move
through the city
relishing a chance
to be enveloped
by the sinking,
as the city
This was taken while walking down Ludlow Street on the Lower East Side on a beautiful winter night with my Sony A99.
There is nothing like standing in the swirling snow while the ground disappears under a blanket of white. Everything that matters and everything that is insignificant just melts away.
Manhattan Bridge. Night. New York City.
The world stops spinning on its axis
as the city’s lights search through the night
for hearts that flutter to the
syncopation of its pulsating lights.
This was taken on a stormy night in Brooklyn with the Sony A99 as the waves in the East River pounded the piers and the wind whipped against the faces of the few brave souls who were still standing at the edge of Brooklyn Bridge Park hoping to catch a first glimpse of the city’s lights as they flickered into view.
I am always amazed at the power of long exposure photography to calm the chaos in a landscape, especially in a cityscape.
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Lower East Side at night. New York City.
At night, as the street lights guide urban wanderers home under a blanket of darkness,
the mist from the fog of millions of thoughts exhales at once into a sky heavy with dreams.
This is a view looking down Rivington Street towards Suffolk Street on the Lower East Side in lower Manhattan. The building in the foreground with the colorful street art and graffiti is ABC No Rio, a center for art and activism that has been in this neighborhood since 1980.
This was taken with the Sony a99. It feels great to capture night scenes with this camera since it performs really well in low-light. During winter here in New York City, the nights seem endless so it’s nice to be able to capture what I experience and see on a daily basis after the sun goes down .
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Sony A99 and some gratuitous self-portraits. Lower East Side, New York City.
Sony was kind enough to send me an A99 which is Sony’s new flagship interchangeable lens camera that features luscious 35mm full-frame format and Sony’s professional broadcasting technology.
I am babysitting it for a month and can’t wait to take it out to shoot New York City.
Just from playing around with it yesterday (with mostly self-portraits), I can tell it will be hard to part with! The speed is great, the image quality is fantastic and it is super light.
It’s love at first sight ;).
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