An Unknown Future Ahead

A Dark Road Ahead under a Bright Blue Sky

A Dark Road Ahead under a Bright Blue Sky; an unknown future lies around the bend…….. Central Park today Jan 19, 2017.

An Elegant Wall of Separation

An Elegant Wall of Separation

Choir Screen from the Cathedral of Valladolid in Spain from 1763. Screens of this kind were used to separate the choir from the public. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Faces From The Past

Faces From The Past

“Elevated” , a mosaic by artist Jean Shin at the 63rd station of the new Second Avenue Subway. It depicts people from an era when an Elevated train was still running high above Third Avenue in New York City.

Winter Trees and a Dusting of Snow

Winter Trees with a Dusting of Snow

Central Park, Sunday Jan. 15, 2017.

Dark Clouds on the Hill

Dark Clouds over the Great Hill

Dark clouds and winter trees at The Great Hill in Central Park this morning Jan. 12, 2017

A White Meadow

A White Meadow

Winter trees in a snowy world at North Meadow in Central Park today, Jan. 10, 2017.

An Ice Cold Jog

A Cold Jog

Freezing cold winter weather at the Old English Elm near the Reservoir in Central Park tonight, Jan. 9, 2017.

Snow-Capped

Snow Capped

View from my window this morning Sunday Jan 8, 2017.

An Urban Winter

An Urban Winter

Third Avenue and 85th Street, New York City, Saturday Jan 7, 2017.

The Joy of Balloons

The Joy of Balloons

One of the mosaics “Perfect Strangers” by artist and photographer Vik Muniz at the 72nd street station of the new Second Avenue subway line in New York City.

Ladder Work

Ladder Work

One of the mosaïcs from “Perfect Strangers” by artist and photographer Vik Muniz at the 72nd street station of the new Second Avenue subway line in New York City.

Windblown

Windblown

MTA employees surrounded by flying paper, from Sarah Sze’s “Blueprint for a Landscape” mural at the 96th street station of the new Second Avenue Subway in New York City.

The Commuters of 2017

The Commuters of 2017

Escalator at the 86th street station of the brand new Second Avenue Subway in New York City.

Into the Bowels of Manhattan

Into the Bowels of Manhattan

Travellers heading down into the 86th street station of the new Second Avenue subway in New York City.

E Pluribus Unum

E Pluribus Unum

“E Pluribus Unum” or One Out Of Many, the traditional motto of the United States. Let’s not forget that out of many peoples, races, religions, languages, and ancestries has emerged a single people and nation, and let’s hope that this nation will not forgo this principle in the coming year. This image is of the brand new 86th street station of the brand new Second Ave Subway which opened today Jan. 1, 2017.

Caught in a Fist Bump

Caught in a Fist Bump

Seen on the corner of Bleecker street and the Bowery, New York City.

Warmest Wishes

Red umbrellas in the snow on the Central Park Mall

The Mall in Central Park, 2008.

A Dog and His Master

A Dog and His Master

One from my archive, a 1989 image from Central Park with a dog and his master. Judging by the headlines, not much has changed in the world.

Winter at Harlem Meer

Harlem Meer

A cold and deserted scene near the Dana nature center at the Harlem Meer in Central Park today Dec. 20, 2016.

A Cold Winter Sunset

A Cold Winter Sunset

Sunset at Belvedere Castle in Central Park, today Dec. 19, 2016

The Mighty Beech Tree

The Mighty Beech

Central Park, Nov. 27, 2016.

Late Autumn

Late Autumn

Still some autumn color in Central Park, Dec. 12, 2016.

Winter Reeds

Winter Reeds

Saybrook Point in Old Saybrook with a view of South Cove and the Connecticut River.

The Commuter

The Commuter

A Commuter on his way to a train at Union Station in New Haven

The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

Union station in New Haven, CT, Dec 8, 2016.

The Shiny World of Modern Commerce

The Shiny World of Modern Commerce

A custodian keeps the floor of L’Oréal beauty company squeaky clean as people arrive at their new Hudson Yards corporate headquarters in New York City, Dec. 6, 2016.

When Walls are Watching

When Walls are Watching

The Highline park, New York City, Dec. 6, 2016.

Old English

Old English

An old English Elm (Ulmus procera) courageously holding on to its last autumn leaves near the Engineers Gate in Central Park today Dec. 5, 2016.

Life Imitates Art

Life Imitates Art

The Libyan Sibyl (1860) by William Wetmore Story (1819-1895) and a lady writing in her diary at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; from my archive, 2009.

The Mighty Elm

The Mighty Elm

A golden Elm tree near the Reservoir in Central Park today Dec. 1, 2016.

Under a Golden Willow

Under a Golden Willow

A weeping willow at the Pool in Central Park, Nov. 28, 2016.

Toddlers on a Rope

Todlers on a Rope

A line of toddlers on a rope under a vibrant red maple tree at The Great Lawn in Central Park today Monday Nov. 28, 2016.

Central Park Gold

Central Park Gold

Under the mighty beech trees in Central Park, Sunday Nov. 27, 2016.

Second Spring

Second Spring

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” –Albert Camus

Colors of the Upper Lobe

Colors of the Upper Lobe

Autumn colors at a part of The Lake known as the Upper Lobe, with a view of Oak Bridge; Central Park, New York City.

Urban Autumn Wilderness

Urban Autumn Wilderness

Autumn colors in a remote corner of The Great Hill in Central Park, Nov. 22, 2016.

An Angel Gets a Bath

An Angel Gets a Bath

Bethesda, the Angel of the Waters in Central Park, is getting her annual bath after a long hot summer.

Wagner Cove

Wagner Cove

The Lake and Wagner Cove with its rustic boatlanding in Central Park, Nov. 18, 2016.

The San Remo

The San Remo

The San Remo apartment towers seen over The Lake in Central Park today Nov. 18, 2016. Still much autumn color left.

The Central Park Cavalry

The Central Park Cavalry

Mounted NYPD officers patrolling near the Great Lawn in Central Park today Nov. 17, 2016.

A Pool of Color

A Pool of Color

The Pool in Central Park, Nov. 16, 2016.

The Awe of the Oculus

The Awe of the Oculus

Santiago Calatrava’s Oculus of the World Trade Center transportation hub at Battery Park City.

In a World of Long Shadows

In a World of Long Shadows

Late afternoon near the Reservoir in Central Park, New York City.

Under the Mighty Ginkgo Tree

Under the Mighty Ginkgo Tree

A yellow Ginkgo biloba tree and red Japanese Maple in The Ramble of Central Park this afternoon Friday Nov. 11, 2016

On a Path Through Autumn Wonderland

On a Path Through Autumn Wonderland

Central Park today Nov. 10, 2016. Still plenty of color and sunshine two days after the USA elections.

Grateful for Trees

Grateful for Trees

All I can do today is contemplate this mighty Oak tree in Central Park and hope for the best……..

Closing Time

Closing Time

The end of a day at the New York Public Library in New York City.

Blue Skies

Blue Skies

The Lake in Central Park with a view of the San Remo towers.

Lake View

Lake View

The Lake seen from the Ramble in Central Park with the San Remo apartment towers in the distance, Sunday Nov. 6, 2016.

Running with Colors

Running with colors

Central Park at North Meadow, New York City.