Aria for One

Aria for One

Opera singer mesmerizes a man with her aria at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Through the Arch of Bethesda

Through the Arch of Bethesda

Happy couple entering the Bethesda Archade in Central Park, New York City.

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.

The Chess Men

The Chess Men

Seen at the 16th Annual Chess-in-the-Park Rapid Open at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

A Vision from the Past

Caught in a Time Warp

Appearing from era long ago at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park

The Shadow of a Kiss

The Shadow of a Kiss

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Guitar Man

Guitar Man

Seen at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park, New York City.

Splash Protection

Splash Protection

Bethesda Fountain in Central Park, New York City

Circles

Circles

Seen at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

A Circle of Love

A Circle of Love

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park

Poised and Ready to Play

Poised and Ready to Play

Musician with her violin at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Serenade for a Dog

Music for a Dog

Accordion player Marryann Wei Li seems to mesmerize this canine music lover; the owner repeatedly tried to pull him away, but the dog refused to budge. Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Dancing with Circles

Dancing with Circles

Seen at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Stripes

Stripes

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

A Walk On The Wet Side

A Walk On The Wet Side

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

A Little Rain Keep The Crowds Away

A Little Rain Keeps The Crowds Away

A Quiet rainy day at Bethesda Fountain, aka Angel of the Waters, in Central Park.

Say Cheese

Say Cheese

A Selfie with one’s best friend at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park

A Bethesda Crooner

A Bethesda Crooner

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.

A Valentine Moment

A Valentine Moment

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park, from my archive taken on a warmer day than today.

Chasing the Sun

Chasing the Sun

The Angel beckoning the sun to break through the clouds at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Autumn Song

Street musician singing some of the last songs of the season at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park

Street musician singing some of the last songs of the season at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park


Taken with an Olympus E-M5 and a vintage Zuiko OM 24mm f2.8 lens.

Cupcakes For Peace

A giant peace sign made of 40,000 cupcakes Baked by Melissa, in honor of John Lennon's 75th birthday.  Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.

A giant peace sign made of 40,000 cupcakes Baked by Melissa, in honor of John Lennon’s 75th birthday. Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.


Sony RX100 III

Refreshments In The Park

Refreshing rain during the current heatwave; Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Refreshing rain during the current heatwave; Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.


Olympus E-M5 with a Lumix G Vario 12-35mm f2.8 lens. A Three-frame panorama, merged in Photoshop.

The Angel’s Fury

A lady runs for shelter after Bethesda, the Angel of the Water, does her magic; Central Park.

A lady runs for shelter after Bethesda, the Angel of the Water, does her magic; Central Park.


Olympus E-M5 with the Lumix G Vario 12-35mm f2.8 lens

The Wedding Photographer

One of the many wedding couples who pass through Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

One of the many wedding couples who pass through Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.


Canon S100

Descent With Shadows

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park


Canon G9

A Risky Move

Bethesda Terrace. Central Park

Bethesda Terrace. Central Park


Olympus E-M5 with the Lumix G Vario 12-35/f2.8 lens

An Angelic Silhouette

Bethesda, the Angel of the Waters, Central Park.

Bethesda, the Angel of the Waters, Central Park.


Panasonic GX7 with the Leica 25mm f1.4 lens.

In Hot Pursuit

Suspect with multiple bags takes off running at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park

Suspect with multiple bags takes off running at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park


Panasonic GX7 with the Leica 25mm f1.4 lens.

Of Weddings And Accordions

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park


Canon S100

Hold On To Your Hat

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.


Canon G9

Happiness

Couple at Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.

For those of you who were worried about this couple in yesterday’s picture……….a happy ending…….


Panasonic G3 with the Lumix 20mm f1.7 lens

Playing Hard To Get

Couple at Bethesda Terrace, Central Park

Couple at Bethesda Terrace, Central Park


Panasonic G3 with a Lumix 20mm f1.7 lens

Arias For The Anonymous Masses

Soprano Miriam Leah singing to unknown crowds at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park

Soprano Miriam Leah singing to unknown crowds at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park


Olympus E-M5 with the m.Zuiko 60mm f2.8 lens

Synchronized Texting

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City


Panasonic GX7 with the Lumix 35-100mm f2.8 lens

Want-Find

Searching Cyberspace at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park

Searching Cyberspace at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park


Olympus E-M5 with the m.Zuiko 75mm f1.8 lens

Fun With Bubbles

It is always a lot of fun to watch the bubble artists interact with children at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park, New York City

It is always a lot of fun to watch the bubble artists interact with children at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park, New York City


Olympus E-M5 with the m.Zuiko 75mm f1.8 lens

Caught In The Middle

Seen at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park

Seen at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park


Panasonic GX7 with the Lumix 35-100mm f2.8 lens

A Selfie by Extension

A dual selfie being taken with an Extendable Selfie Shooting Pole at Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.

A dual selfie being taken with an Extendable Selfie Shooting Pole at Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.


Olympus E-M5 with the m.Zuiko 75mm f1.8 lens

The Wondering Bride

A bride wonders what's going on at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park

A bride wonders what’s going on at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park


Olympus E-M5 with the m.Zuiko 45mm f1.8 lens

On The Lookout

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.


Olympus E-M5 with the m.Zuiko 25mm f1.8 lens

Wondering What’s Ahead

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City


Olympus E-M5 with the m.Zuiko 25mm f1.8 lens

The Fitness Guru

This man is a daily fixture at Bethesda Terrace showing off his various fitness routines with amazing grace; Central Park, New York City.

This man is a daily fixture at Bethesda Terrace showing off his various fitness routines with amazing grace; Central Park, New York City.

Olympus E-M5 with the m.Zuiko 25mm f1.8 lens

Ta…daaaaaa……..

Getting some exposure at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Getting some exposure at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

This man just arrived, stripped, twirled around a couple of times and dressed again and walked away.  It was not a photo session, there was no photographer other than me.

Canon Powershot S100

Escape from the rain

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.


Ricoh GR

On the Stairs of Bethesda

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.


Panasonic GX7 with the Leica 25mm f1.4 lens

The Angel and Our Star

The Angel of The Waters at Bethesda Fountain greeting our star The Sun as it is trying to break through the clouds; Central Park, New York City.

The Angel of The Waters at Bethesda Fountain greeting our star The Sun as it is trying to break through the clouds; Central Park, New York City.


Olympus E-M5 with the Lumix 12-35mm f2.8 lens

Beauty and……..

An anxious bride at Bethesda Terrace

An anxious bride at Bethesda Terrace


Olympus OM-D with the Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f2.8 lens.

The Angel of the Waters

The Angel of the Waters of Bethesda Fountain in Central Park, New York City

The Angel of the Waters of Bethesda Fountain in Central Park, New York City


Olympus OM-D with the Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f2.8 lens.

Dreaming…..

A man dreaming of bit of romance at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park, New York City.

A man dreaming of bit of romance at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park, New York City.


Olympus OM-D with the Lumix G vario 35-100/f2.8 lens