The Thinker

The Thinker

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

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A Valentine Moment

A Valentine Moment

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

True Love Never Dies

They have seen better times, but are still very much smitten..... Central Park, New York City.

They have seen better times, but are still very much smitten….. Central Park, New York City.


Canon G9

The Boatsman

A boy and his boat at the Central Park Sailboat Pond

A boy and his boat at the Central Park Sailboat Pond


Canon G9

Faces

Central Park, New York City.

Central Park, New York City.


Canon G9

Descent With Shadows

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park


Canon G9

Hold On To Your Hat

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.


Canon G9

Girl Friends

Seen at MoMA (Museum of Modern art) in New York City.

Seen at MoMA (Museum of Modern art) in New York City.

Canon G9

An Orthodox Ramble

Jewish man on his way in the Ramble of Central Park, New York City

Jewish man on his way in the Ramble of Central Park, New York City


Canon G9

The Cleanup

Lots of cleaning up to do in Central Park after hurricane Irene. At least 26 trees were uprooted and thousands of branches came down.

Lots of cleaning up to do in Central Park after hurricane Irene. At least 26 trees were uprooted and thousands of branches came down.


Canon G9

Goodbye Irene

Beautiful Blue Skies over Central Park after hurricane Irene.......

Beautiful Blue Skies over Central Park after hurricane Irene…….


Canon G9

A Reservoir of Skyline Reflections

Clouds over the Reservoir in Central Park, New York City

Clouds over the Reservoir in Central Park, New York City


CANON G9, processed in Silver Efex Pro 2.

The Decision

A Vendor waits in anticipation as the mystery lady makes her decision. Central Park, New York City.

A Vendor waits in anticipation as the mystery lady makes her decision. Central Park, New York City.


Canon G9

Summer in the City

Chilling out in near 100°F temperatures at Turtle Pond, Central Park, New York City.

Chilling out in near 100°F temperatures at Turtle Pond, Central Park, New York City.


Canon G9

Dreaming of Spring

Cherry Blossoms along the Reservoir in Central Park, New York City

Cherry Blossoms along the Reservoir in Central Park, New York City


After some very intensely hot days in New York City spring seems a long time ago.
Canon G9

Beauty on Marble

Winter Garden in Battery Park City.

Winter Garden in Battery Park City.


Canon G9

Manhattan Wilderness

A little respite from a hot day in New York -  view from the Great Hill in Central Park with a hazy skyline of midtown in the distance. Hard to believe this is in the middle of bustling Manhattan.

A little respite from a hot day in New York – view from the Great Hill in Central Park with a hazy skyline of midtown in the distance. Hard to believe this is in the middle of bustling Manhattan.


Canon G9

Wondering if the rain finally stopped

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.


Canon G9

The Fairies of Wallstreet

The Founding fathers in the background had no idea of what was to come........Federal Hall, Wall street, New York City.

The Founding fathers in the background had no idea of what was to come……..Federal Hall, Wall street, New York City.


Canon G9

Spring Love at Bethesda #2

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.


Canon G9.

Spring Love at Bethesda

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City


Canon G9

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.

A Time for Tulips

Tulips in the NY Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY.

Tulips in the NY Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY.


Canon G9.

A Spring Dog Walk

Tulips on the Upper East side of New York City

Tulips on the Upper East side of New York City


Canon G9.

A Pink Explosion

Cherry Blossoms along the Reservoir in Central Park, New York City

Cherry Blossoms along the Reservoir in Central Park, New York City


A few warm days has made Central Park explode into Pink.
Captured with the Canon G9

Walking Men 99

Detail of "Walking Men 99" by Maya Barkai; Barclay Street, New York City. Covering the three plywood street facades surrounding the Silverstein Properties construction site at 99 Church Street, this 500-foot-long work highlights ninety-nine versions of the international "walk" symbol found on traffic signals around the world.

Detail of “Walking Men 99” by Maya Barkai; Barclay Street, New York City.
Covering the three plywood street facades surrounding the Silverstein Properties construction site at 99 Church Street, this 500-foot-long work highlights ninety-nine versions of the international “walk” symbol found on traffic signals around the world.


Canon G9.

Games People Play #3

Playing a game of chess in City Hall park, New york City.

Playing a game of chess in City Hall park, New york City.


Canon G9

Waiting in Reflection

A reflected silhouette at Winter Garden in Battery Park City, New York City

A reflected silhouette at Winter Garden in Battery Park City, New York City


Canon G9

The Gentleman

An elderly man along 5th Avenue at the Metropolitan Museum, New York City

An elderly man along 5th Avenue at the Metropolitan Museum, New York City


Canon G9

A Striped Couple

A young couple on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum in New York City

A young couple on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum in New York City


Canon G9

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.

Ollie

Ollie's Chinese restaurant at Lincoln Square in New York City.

Ollie’s Chinese restaurant at Lincoln Square in New York City.


Canon G9.

Autumn dog walk

Dog walker at the Mall in Central Park, New York City.

Dog walker at the Mall in Central Park, New York City.

This dog walker on the Mall in Central Park has been one of my most popular images.
Taken in 2007 with a Canon G9.

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.

Confrontation with a Bubble

This boy seems mesmerized by the giant soap bubble created by bubble artists at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

This boy seems mesmerized by the giant soap bubble created by bubble artists at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Canon G9.

A colorful rainy day

Near Lincoln Center, New York City

Near Lincoln Center, New York City


This young woman seemed to fit beautifully into the color scheme of the road construction barricades and lights near Lincoln Center, 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.

Hand-in-Hand

Silhouettes at  Battery Park City.

Silhouettes at Battery Park City.


Canon G9.

The Movers

It does not seem to be the best of days for these mannequins at Bergdorf Goodman on Fifth Avenue, New York City.

It does not seem to be the best of days for these mannequins at Bergdorf Goodman on Fifth Avenue, New York City.


Canon G9.

A Colorful Contrast

Seen near Fifth Avenue and 61st Street, New York City

Seen near Fifth Avenue and 61st Street, New York City


Canon G9.

Postal Silhouettes

Silhouettes of postal workers at Wintergarden, Battery Park City.

Silhouettes of postal workers at Wintergarden, Battery Park City.


G9.

A face among the shadows

East 82nd street between 2nd and 1st Ave, New York City.

East 82nd street between 2nd and 1st Ave, New York City.


Canon G9.

A Silhouette Parade

Silhouettes at Wintergarden, Battery Park City.

Silhouettes at Wintergarden, Battery Park City.


Continuing my series of silhouettes at Wintergarden, Battery Park City, New York City.

Taken with my Canon G9

Taking a Break

Wedding couple at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park

Wedding couple at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park


I was watching this wedding couple when they suddenly just sat down on the pavement at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park, New York City.

I love the bride’s shoes 😉

Taken with my Canon G9.

Trying to Grow a Bit of Color

Trying to grow a bit of color. Tribecca, New York City.

Trying to grow a bit of color. Tribecca, New York City.


It is always very touching to see people’s effort to try to get a bit of color into their world, such as this man carefully watering some plants in the window of a very colorless apartment building in Tribecca, New York City.

Canon G9.

Marble Solitude

World Financial Center

World Financial Center


The interior architecture at the world Financial Center offers lots of photo opportunities. Here I was struck by the one man having his lunch amidst the marble grandeur.
Taken with my Canon G9.

A Family Silhouette



A Family Silhouette, originally uploaded by CVerwaal.

Continuing my silhouette series with a young family at Wintergarden in the World Financial Center, New York City.
Taken with my Canon G9.

Stair Lift

Floating up the stairs at Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.

Floating up the stairs at Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.


Canon G9

The Proposal

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park


Life at Bethesda Terrace is always very rich and unexpected. Recently I walked by when a man proposed right at the foot of the steps.

Taken with my Canon G9.

Hey, where did you get that green hat?

Construction workers at Ground Zero, World Financial Center, New York City.

Construction workers at Ground Zero, World Financial Center, New York City.


Construction workers at Ground Zero, World Financial Center, New York City.

Taken with the Canon Powershot G9.