Sharing a Moment

Sharing a Moment

Girlfriends sharing a cell-phone moment in Central Park.

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A Lady and her Dogs

Lady and her Dogs

On a quiet afternoon in the Ramble of Central Park.

The Joy of Bubbles

The Joy of Bubbles

Seen at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Smiling People Live Longer

Smiling People Live Longer

Smiles at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park today July 30 2017.

Sunday Dance in the Park

Sunday Dance in the Park

The Roller Disco organized by the Central Park Dance Skaters Association was hopping today July 1, 2017.

Dance for Two Skaters and a Shadow

Dance for Two Skaters and a Shadow

Every Saturday and Sunday afternoon people get together and dance on rollerskates to disco music provided by the Central Park Dance Skaters Association. The action happens near the Bandshell in Central Park.

Tambourine Girl

Tambourine Girl

Every weekend a community of Djembe drummers and other percussionists come together near the Bandshell in Central Park to play and dance.

The Drummer

The Drummer

Every weekend a community of Djembe drummers and other percussionists come together near the Bandshell in Central Park to play and dance – this was yesterday, June 19, 2017.

Extreme Hula-Hooping

Extreem Hula-Hooping

Hula-hoop expert keeps 6 hoops in the air outside the Delacorte theater in Central Park

The Thinker

The Thinker

Something from my archive on this Memorial Day taken in 2011 at Wagner Cove along the Lake in Central Park.

Don’t Fall for It

Don't fall for It

The fake monks are back in full force in Central Park. Please wave them off politely and don’t engage. They are not real and not connected to any monastery.
You can read about them in The New York Times

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.

The Central Park Cavalry

The Central Park Cavalry

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

A Central Park Predator

A Central Park Predator

A crouching panther high up on a rock in Central Park looking down on passing creatures. “The Still Hunt” by sculptor Edward Kemeys (1843-1907)

A Sunny Moment

A Sunny Moment

A lady enjoys the last rays of summer while others are engrossed in their mobile devices, in Central Park, New York City.

Ready To Roll

Ready To Roll

The man and his cycling machine; Central Park, New York City.

Cool Blue

Cool Blue

Keeping cool under a blue umbrella, with a heat index of 109℉ ( 42℃) in Central Park today Aug. 13, 2016.

Neither Sun nor Rain stays her from her Walk

Neither Sun nor Rain Stays Her from Her Walk

Seen on the bridle path in Central Park.

The Young Bird Watcher

The Juvenile Bird Watcher

A young bird watcher spotted a Big Bird in Central Park

Two Ducks and a Girl

Two Ducks and a Girl

Seen at The Sailboat Pond in Central Park, New York City.

Swoosh…….

Swoosh.......

Jogger wearing Nikes with a pink swoosh near the reservoir at 89th street in Central Park.

The Birder

Bird migration season is in full swing and many species of birds and birders can be observed in the Ramble of Central Park.

Bird migration season is in full swing and many species of birds and birders can be observed in the Ramble of Central Park.

On The Ascent

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.


Fujifilm X100T

On A Slow Trot Through The Harsh Light Of Summer

Central Park bridle path, New York City

Central Park bridle path, New York City

Sony RX100 III

An Irish Lament

Musician Christy McNamara plays an Irish Lament on the concertina at the Bryant Park International Accordion Festival

Musician Christy McNamara plays an Irish Lament on the concertina at the Bryant Park International Accordion Festival


Fujifilm X100T

The Mobile Climatification Unit

Introducing the "M.P.C.U 200" or Mobile Personal Climatification Unit 200 Series. To be used in the not too distant future for a walk in the great out-doors after pollution levels have forced us to basically live in protected environments. Alice looks on with bemusement  The M.P.C.U is a processional performance, part of The Mobile Personal Series, showcasing impractical designed products for a not-too-distant future. SATISFIXATION LLC pushes its audience to examine social dysfunction as a consequence of over-reliance on technology. The performances question our relationship with technology and its effect on our collective experience in an increasingly urbanized world.

Introducing the “M.P.C.U 200” or Mobile Personal Climatification Unit 200 Series.
To be used in the not too distant future for a walk in the great out-doors after pollution levels have forced us to basically live in protected environments. Alice looks on with bemusement
The M.P.C.U is a processional performance, part of The Mobile Personal Series, showcasing impractical designed products for a not-too-distant future. SATISFIXATION LLC pushes its audience to examine social dysfunction as a consequence of over-reliance on technology. The performances question our relationship with technology and its effect on our collective experience in an increasingly urbanized world.


Fujifilm X100T

Central Park Rhythms

Yannyck Chaka and his Central Park Drumming Circle

Yannyck Chaka and his Central Park Drumming Circle


Fujifilm X100T

Light As A Feather

The runner's feet barely touches the ground as she glides along a golden path along the Reservoir in Central Park.

The runner’s feet barely touches the ground as she glides along a golden path along the Reservoir in Central Park.


Sony RX100 III

A Moment Of Musical Bliss

Brooke Watkins who performs together with Karl Meyer as a violin-accordion duo named The Wisterians, here at the Bryant Park International accordion festival.

Brooke Watkins who performs together with Karl Meyer as a violin-accordion duo named The Wisterians, here at the Bryant Park International accordion festival.


Sony RX100 III

Faces

Central Park, New York City.

Central Park, New York City.


Canon G9

The Man And The Accordionist

Accordionist /singer Eva Salina at Bryant Park in New York City.

Accordionist /singer Eva Salina at Bryant Park in New York City.


Fujifilm X100T

A Patriotic Balancing Act

Central Park, New York City

Central Park, New York City


Canon S100

Love and Fitness

Fitness and a wedding go on side by side at the Sailboat Pond in Central Park, New York City.

Fitness and a wedding go on side by side at the Sailboat Pond in Central Park, New York City.


Panasonic G3 with a Lumix 20mm f1.7 lens. From my archive, 2012.

Ready – Set – Smile………

Group selfie being taken with an Extendable Selfie Shooting Pole; Central Park, New York City.

Group selfie being taken with an Extendable Selfie Shooting Pole; 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

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A British Invasion.... A performance of the Fortismere School from London, at the Naumberg Bandshell in Central Park

A British Invasion….
A performance of the Fortismere School from London, at the Naumberg Bandshell in Central Park

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

Let’s Get Physical

Roller Disco in Central Park.

Roller Disco in Central Park.

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

In The Groove

Roller Disco in Central Park

Roller Disco in Central Park

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

A Young Music Lover

The Streetlight Cadence, a band from Hawaii visiting New York, at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

The Streetlight Cadence, a band from Hawaii visiting New York, at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

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

Something Sunny for a Sunday

Something Sunny for a Sunday

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

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A Canine Connoisseur

This dog was absolutely mesmerized by the music and his owner eventually had to pick him up and carry him off. I must admit, this musician plays beautifully. The dog has taste. Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.

This dog was absolutely mesmerized by the music and his owner eventually had to pick him up and carry him off. I must admit, this musician plays beautifully. The dog has taste.
Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.


Panasonic GX7 with the Lumix 20mm f1.7 lens

The Violinist

The Violinist

Panasonic GX7 with the Lumix 20mm f1.7 lens

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A Rare Sight……

Ms. Colombia (L) and his poodle Carino (C) with an unidentified lady, seen in Central Park, New York City.

Ms. Colombia (L) and his poodle Carino (C) with an unidentified lady, seen in Central Park, New York City.


Olympus OM-D with the m.Zuiko 75mm f1.8 lens.

Summer

Cedar Hill in Central Park

Cedar Hill in Central Park


Olympus OM-D with the Lumix 14mm f2.5 lens.

The Happy Harpist

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park


Panasonic G3 with the Lumix 35-100mm f2.8 lens.

A Shakespearean Bird

A Starling in Central Park, New York City.

A Starling in Central Park, New York City.


Olympus OM-D with the Lumix 12-35mm f2.8 lens.

Cool Sax for Boaters

Saxophone player at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park, New York City

Saxophone player at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park, New York City


Olympus OM-D with the Lumix G Vario 1:4.0-5.6/100-300mm lens.

The Cool Musician

Bennett Miller of The Dirty Urchins performing on The Mall in Central Park, New York City.

Bennett Miller of The Dirty Urchins performing on The Mall in Central Park, New York City.


Panasonic G3 with the Lumix G Vario 1:4.0-5.6/100-300mm lens.

Row row row your boat….

The Lake in Central Park, New York City.

The Lake in Central Park, New York City.


Panasonic G3 with the Lumix 45-200mm f4.0-5.6 lens.