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.

Sunday Afternoon in the Park

A fashionable mystery lady; Central Park, New York City.

A fashionable mystery lady; Central Park, New York City.


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

A Balancing Act….

A balancing act at the roller disco in Central Park, New York City.

A balancing act at the roller disco in Central Park, New York City.


Olympus OM-D with a Leica DC Summilux 25/f1.4 lens.

Learning how to sail a little boat

Seen at the Central Park Sailboat Pond, New York City.

Seen at the Central Park Sailboat Pond, New York City.


Olympus OM-D with a Leica DC Summilux 25/f1.4 lens

Winter Music

No matter how cold....music must go on...Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.

No matter how cold….music must go on…Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.


Panasonic G3 with an Olympus m.Zuiko 45mm f1.8 lens.

A Bit of Orthodox Fun

The Lake in Central Park, New York City.

The Lake in Central Park, New York City.


Panasonic G3 with the Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm f2.8 lens

The Music Man

This man often plays the harmonica at the Boathouse in Central Park and he is not bad. His repertoire includes many old Broadway show tunes.

This man often plays the harmonica at the Boathouse in Central Park and he is not bad. His repertoire includes many old Broadway show tunes.


Panasonic G3

The Trombone Player for Peace

Musician during the Fifth Annual Mother's Day Peace Stroll, organized by Code Pink NYC and  The Granny Peace Brigade  Central Park, New York City.

Musician during the Fifth Annual Mother’s Day Peace Stroll, organized by Code Pink NYC and The Granny Peace Brigade
Central Park, New York City.


Canon G9.

The Lady and the Biker

Central Park, New York City.

Central Park, New York City.


I have seen this guy on the bike (in red) for years, and each time the bike seems to get more elaborate. Central Park, New York City.

Olympus “Pen” E-p2 with a Lumix 20mm f1.7 lens.

The Cool Musician

Street musician playing the Chinese Monochord (duxian paoqin) at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park, New York City.

Street musician playing the Chinese Monochord (duxian paoqin) at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park, New York City.

Canon G9.

The Troubadour

A wandering singer specializing in early Beatles and other 60's material.  Actually, he is pretty good. Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.

A wandering singer specializing in early Beatles and other 60’s material. Actually, he is pretty good.
Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.


Canon G9.

The Woman on the Pedicab

Central Park, New York City.

Central Park, New York City.


Although this young women makes a grumpy face, she was just having fun trying a pedicab in Central Park, New York.

Olympus E-p2 with a Lumix 45-200 zoom and converted to BW with Silver Efex Pro.