Solitude in the Library

Solitude in the Library

After hours in The Stephen A. Schwarzman Building of the New York Public Library.

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The Library After Dark

The Library After Hours

The Stephen A. Schwarzman Building of The New York Public Library.

Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom

Quote of the day, Thursday September 21, 2017, at The Jefferson Market Branch of the New York Public Library: “Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them” by Andy Rooney.

Closing Time

Closing Time

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

Room 80

Room 80

The Celeste Bartos Forum, formerly known as Room 80 at the New York Public Library when it was used as a public branch library within the larger central library building. It is now used as an events space. It has a 30-foot-high elliptical dome of glass, supported on four leaping arches of cast iron.

A New York Jewel Reopened

A Jewel Reopened

After being closed for more than two years for repairs and restoration, The New York Public Library’s historic Rose Main Reading Room and Bill Blass Public Catalog Room has reopened.

Looking for Wisdom in a Small Screen

Looking for Wisdom in a Small Screen

Mesmerized by a small screen at The New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue and 42nd street.

Under the Watchful Eye of John Carrère

Under the Watchful Eye of John Carrère

John M. Carrère, the architect of The New York Public Library , keeps a watchful eye over the dreamy lady on his bench.

Steps Away From Wisdom

Steps Away From Wisdom

Heading up the steps at the New York Public Library.

Dis-Connected

Dis-Connected

Connected and yet disconnected from each other in front of the New York Public Library.

Firebird

Firebird, 1982 - Costume designed by Geoffrey Holder for the Dance Theatre of Harlem production of Firebird. The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Selfie of the photographer is included amid the wonderfully confusing reflections

Firebird, 1982 – Costume designed by Geoffrey Holder for the Dance Theatre of Harlem production of Firebird.
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
Selfie of the photographer is included amid the wonderfully confusing reflections


Sony RX100 III

A Thinker At The Library

A pensive winged sculpture at  the base of one of the flagpoles on the east terrace of New York Public Library. The bronze flagpole bases were created by Raffaele Menconi and the Tiffany Studios

A pensive winged sculpture at the base of one of the flagpoles on the east terrace of New York Public Library.
The bronze flagpole bases were created by Raffaele Menconi and the Tiffany Studios


Fujifilm X100T

The Rush To Knowledge

A young man, hopefully eager to obtain knowledge, rushes up the steps to the New York Public Library

A young man, hopefully eager to obtain knowledge, rushes up the steps to the New York Public Library


Fujifilm X100T

Bathed in Light

Rays of light at the New York Public Library in New York City

Rays of light at the New York Public Library in New York City


Fujifilm X100T

We’re All Connected

Smart-phone people in front of the New York Public Library.

Smart-phone people in front of the New York Public Library.

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

A Temple of Knowledge

The New York Public Library (NYPL) in New York City

The New York Public Library (NYPL) in New York City


Olympus E-M5 with the Lumix 8mm f3.5 fish-eye lens.

Library Arches

The New York Public Library (NYPL) in New York City

The New York Public Library (NYPL) in New York City


Olympus EM-5 with a Lumix 8mm f3.5 fisheye lens

Two Little Chairs

Two chairs at an entrance alcove at the New York Public Library in New York City

Two chairs at an entrance alcove at the New York Public Library in New York City


Ricoh GR

A Modern Reader in a Classic Space

A modern reader with an iPad at the New York Public Library in New York City.

A modern reader with an iPad at the New York Public Library in New York City.


Ricoh GR

A Call from the Library

New York Public Library, New York City.

New York Public Library, New York City.


Panasonic G3 with the 20mm f1.7 lens

After Hours Study

New York Public Library, New York City.

New York Public Library, New York City.


Olympus E-P1 with the m.Zuiko 17mm f2.8 lens

Anticipation….

Waiting full of anticipation on the steps of the New York Public Library, New York City.

Waiting full of anticipation on the steps of the New York Public Library, New York City.


Olympus E-p1 with the m.Zuiko 17mm f2.8 lens.

The Guard at the Library

The New York Public Library on 42nd street and Fifth Avenue, New York City

The New York Public Library on 42nd street and Fifth Avenue, New York City


Panasonic G3 with the 20mm f1.7 pancake lens.

Conversation with an empty chair

Two ladies and an empty chair at the New York Public Library, New York City.

Two ladies and an empty chair at the New York Public Library, New York City.


Canon AE-1 with the FD 50mm f1.8 lens on Kodak TriX film.

The Wait

The New York Public Library, New York City.

The New York Public Library, New York City.


Canon AE-1 with the FD 50mm f1.8 lens on Kodak TriX film.

The Lady in the Library

The New York Public Library, New York City.

The New York Public Library, New York City.


Canon AE-1 with the FD 50mm f1.8 lens on Kodak TriX film

A Marble Palace for Study

The main lobby and stair case of the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue and 42nd street  in New York City

The main lobby and stair case of the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue and 42nd street in New York City


Olympus “Pen” E-p2

Three Little Chairs

Steps and empty chairs at the New York Public Library on 42nd street and Fifth Avenue.

Steps and empty chairs at the New York Public Library on 42nd street and Fifth Avenue.


Minox 35GT, Kodak Tri-X

Getting some Perspective in the Library

The New York Public Library in New York City.

The New York Public Library in New York City.


Olympus “Pen” E-p2 and the M.Zuiko 9-18mm lens @9mm

A Tribute to Knowledge

The main lobby of the New York Public Library, 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, New York City.

The main lobby of the New York Public Library, 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, New York City.


Olympus “Pen” E-p2 and the M.Zuiko 9-18mm lens @18mm

In the Hallways of Knowledge

The New York Public Library in New York City.

The New York Public Library in New York City.


Olympus “Pen” E-p2 and a M.Zuiko 9-18mm lens, @9mm f4.0