To Each His Own

To Each His Own

Every man is an island during a break at the IBM building in Midtown Manhattan.

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Solitude in the Library

Solitude in the Library

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

Texting from a Geometric Space

Texting from a Geometric Space

Seen at Lincoln Center, New York City.

When You Don’t Have A Balcony

When You Don't Have A Balcony

Young woman catching some rays out her second floor window on 111th street between Malcolm X Blvd and Adam Clayton Powell blvd in Harlem, New York City.

A Quiet Moment

A Quiet Moment

Central Park South at Sixth Avenue, New York City.

Closing Time

Closing Time

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

The Quiet Before School Starts

Quiet Before School Starts

A still peaceful playground at Hunter College elementary school, days before the whirlwind of young students breaks the silence. The school is in the former Squadron A Armory from 1894 designed by architect John Rochester Thomas and built in a Scottish Baronial style; East 95th street and Park Avenue, New York City.

An Oasis Under Threat

An Oasis Under Threat

The Elizabeth Street Garden on the Lower Eastside of Manhattan, a little oasis in a crowded city, lovingly maintained by volunteers, and now threatened by big money developers. Please go to http://elizabethstreetgarden.org and click on the link Write Mayor de Blasio Now! to save this garden. It takes only two minutes to submit a letter.

Seeking Refreshment on the Urban Beach

Seeking Refreshment on the Urban Beach

Seen at Columbus Circle, New York City.

Dreaming……….

Dreaming.........

Hudson River Park, New York City.

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.

The Lady On The Rock

The Lady On The Rock

Relaxing by The Lake in Central Park with the Midtown Manhattan skyscrapers looming in the distance.

Human in a Stony Landscape

Human in a Stony Landscape

Lincoln Center, New York City.

Alone Together

Together Alone

Seen at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

42 Degrees of Separation

42 Degrees of Separation

In their own universes at Grand Central subway station, New York City

Channeling Peace On Earth

Channeling Peace On Earth

I like to believe she is invoking World Peace; Belvedere Castle Terrace in Central Park.

A Solitary Moment On The Stairs

Winter Garden at Brookfield Place in Battery Park City.

Winter Garden at Brookfield Place in Battery Park City.


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

Solitary Reflection

The Church of St. Paul the Apostle, New York City.

The Church of St. Paul the Apostle, New York City.


Fujifilm X100T

A Literary Subway Entrance

The new Terrence Cardinal Cooke - Cathedral Branch library and subway entrance at 52nd street and Lexington Avenue in New York City.

The new Terrence Cardinal Cooke – Cathedral Branch library and subway entrance at 52nd street and Lexington Avenue in New York City.


Fujifilm X100T

The Girl On The Steps

Federal Hall, Wall Street, New York.

Federal Hall, Wall Street, New York.


Panasonic GX7 with a Lumix 35-100/f2.8 lens.

Catching Some Early Summer Rays

Sunbathing at The Holocaust Museum in Battery Park City, New York.

Sunbathing at The Holocaust Museum in Battery Park City, New York.


Fujifilm X100T

The Lady At The Lake

Smart-phone-wielding lady relaxing at The Lake in Central Park

Smart-phone-wielding lady relaxing at The Lake in Central Park


Fujifilm X100T

Azeleas At The Pond

At The Sailboat Pond in Central Park, New York City

At The Sailboat Pond in Central Park, New York City


Fujifilm X100T

Seats Available

Public plaza at 43rd street and Sixth Avenue, New York City.

Public plaza at 43rd street and Sixth Avenue, New York City.


Fujifilm X100T

One Chair Of Separation

East River Park near South Street Seaport

East River Park near South Street Seaport


Fujifilm X100T

Lunch For One

A Hopper-esque scene at the American Museum of Natural History cafe in New York City

A Hopper-esque scene at the American Museum of Natural History cafe in New York City


Ricoh GR

Lost in Lines

Lincoln Center, New York City

Lincoln Center, New York City


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

Summer at the Circle

Catching some rays on Columbus Circle, New York City.

Catching some rays on Columbus Circle, New York City.


Ricoh GR

Taking a Breather

Third Avenue and 83rd street in front of Soul Cycle

Third Avenue and 83rd street in front of Soul Cycle

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

An Old-Fashioned Reader

Reading on paper - an increasingly rare sight, seen at Rockefeller Center, New York City

Reading on paper – an increasingly rare sight, seen at Rockefeller Center, New York City

Ricoh GR

As The World Goes By

As The World Goes By

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

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A Text from Federal Hall

A Text from Federal Hall

Panasonic GX7 with the Lumix 20mm f1.7 lens

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Summer At South Cove

Boardwalk at South Cove in Battery Park City,  New York City.

Boardwalk at South Cove in Battery Park City, New York City.


Panasonic GX7 with the Lumix 8mm f3.5 lens

Catching Some Rays

A little sunbathing amid the columns of the main Post Office on 34th street, New York City.

A little sunbathing amid the columns of the main Post Office on 34th street, New York City.


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

Summer Has Arrived

Relaxing in spring sun under a magnolia tree in Shakespeare Garden

Relaxing in spring sun under a magnolia tree in Shakespeare Garden


Olympus OM-D with the Lumix 20mm f1.7 lens

The Dreamer……

Daydreaming in a Japanese restaurant on Broadway, New York City.

Daydreaming in a Japanese restaurant on Broadway, New York City.


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

A Moment of Peace

Saint Ignatius Loyola Church, New York City.

Saint Ignatius Loyola Church, New York City.


Canon S100, processed in Silver Efex Pro2

Resting at Bethesda

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park


Olympus E-P1 with the m.Zuiko 17mm f2.8 lens; Processed in Silver Efex Pro2.

The Dreamer

Columbus Circle, New York City.

Columbus Circle, New York City.


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

Catching some rays at South Cove

Battery Park City, NYC.

Battery Park City, NYC.


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

A moment of solitude

Seen at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art), New York City.

Seen at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art), New York City.


Canon S100.

Divided Communications

A Hopper-esque scene at Starbucks Lexington and 85th Street, New York City.

A Hopper-esque scene at Starbucks Lexington and 85th Street, New York City.


Olympus OM1 Zuiko 24mm f2.8, Fuji Superia 400 film

The Girl in the Garden

A summer scene in Shakespeare Garden, Central Park.

A summer scene in Shakespeare Garden, Central Park.


Minox 35ML with Fuji Superia 400 film.

Melancholy….

Maybe thinking about the end of the summer season; seen on the R subway train, New York City.

Maybe thinking about the end of the summer season; seen on the R subway train, New York City.


Olympus E-p1 with the m.Zuiko 17mm f2.8 lens and processed with Silver Efex Pro2

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.

An Urban Escape

Girl on fire escape along the Highline Park

Girl on fire escape along the Highline Park


Lumix G3 with the 20mm f1.7 lens.

In the Shadow of Dali

Young woman and her cellphone in the shadows of a Salvador Dali sculpture in the atrium of the Time-Warner Center, New York City

Young woman and her cellphone in the shadows of a Salvador Dali sculpture in the atrium of the Time-Warner Center, New York City


Olympus Pen E-p2 with the Lumix 14mm f2.5 lens.

A Tweet from the Armory

At the New York Armory at Park Avenue and 67th Street.

At the New York Armory at Park Avenue and 67th Street.


Olympus E-p2 and the Lumix 20mm f1.7 lens.

Dear Diary…….

A young woman on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum, New York City

A young woman on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum, New York City


Canon G9.

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