64 posts tagged street photography
New York City - Snow - Doyers Street - Chinatown
The snow fell
like icing sugar
around the city:
a sweet dusting
on top of
that melted on
New York City - Chinatown on a Rainy Evening
When does a photograph transform from a snapshot into something more transcendent? This is probably one of the most complex questions that photographers encounter.
I firmly believe that subjective taste plays a large role in deciding what is or isn’t memorable. One could debate the existence of a collective subjective taste. However, rather than debate about collective subjective taste, I can share how I differentiate between a snapshot and a more memorable photograph.
When I took this photo, it was one of many I took of the this street corner. This happens to be one of my favorite areas of Chinatown and I wanted to convey the …continue reading here…
This is my weekly blog post to PDN’s Emerging Photographer’s Blog.
New York City - Snow - Morton Street - West Village
There is nothing quite like
in the city
when the trees reach over
with confectioner’s sugar snow
and lights twinkle in windows
like eyes full of wonder.
This was taken on a recent winter afternoon in the West Village with my Sony QX100 just as evening was about to take over. The street is Morton Street which is home to some of the first land in New York City settled by the first wave of European immigrants. It’s one of my favorite streets to walk down in the snow especially when all of the lights start to come on for the night.
New York City - Winter - Municipal Building Arch
through the city
like a dream:
a silhouetted figure
with the wind
at its heels
as the afternoon
swallow the night sky
*Taken with my NEX-6 on a bitterly cold winter afternoon. The view is from under New York City’s Municipal Building arch.