Monthly Archives: April 2012

Together

This is from a post I made earlier this year, Photographing Grand Central. It was very early in the morning and Grand Central Terminal was deserted except for this man and his son walking hand-in-hand together through the cavernous hallways. … Continue reading

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Another Brick in the Wall

Walk along 53rd Street in Manhattan going east, and you probably won’t even notice this remnant of the Cold War between 5th and Madison. A cursory glance into the small plaza off to the left reveals nothing more than a … Continue reading

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Golfing geese and my own private beach

After my recent seaside disappointment in Coney Island, I didn’t hold out high hopes for my excursion to the Atlantic shoreline along Rockaway Peninsula in Queens, but as luck would have it, I found the most pristine beach which, according … Continue reading

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Two subjects

I’ve taken many photos of the Statue of Liberty – from Battery Park, from the Staten Island Ferry, from an airplane making its descent into New York – but have never really been happy with any of them. They all … Continue reading

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My first Greek Easter

I just experienced my very first traditional Greek Easter, and I didn’t even have to go to Greece. Instead, I headed out to Long Island with a Greek friend of mine who had generously invited me to join in her … Continue reading

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9/11 Memorial, Reflecting Absence

The 9/11 Memorial has only been open 7 months and is still very much a work in progress, with construction happening all around the perimeter, but the beauty of this space is already quite evident. In the footprints of the … Continue reading

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Dialogue in the dark

I don’t have a single photograph to show of the most extraordinary exhibit I’ve ever experienced, because it took place in complete darkness. Upon arrival at the exhibit today, our group were first asked to check any items we were … Continue reading

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Top of the Rock vs The Empire State Building

If you have the time and money while you’re in New York, you can take in both of these attractions, but if you’re short on time or short on cash, which one should you choose? The cost is a wash … Continue reading

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