Manhattan rhythms

View from the 74th floor of the Empire State Building looking west.

View from the 74th floor of the Empire State Building looking west.


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Friends

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park


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Tree on the Rocks

Central Park, New York City.

Central Park, New York City.


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A Call from the Blossoms

Central Park, New York City.

Central Park, New York City.


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An Excercise in Spring

Spring fitness in Central Park, New York City.

Spring fitness in Central Park, New York City.


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A Spring Run

72°F (22°C) in Central Park today...the pink cherries are in bloom alonf the Reservoir in Central Park

72°F (22°C) in Central Park today…the pink cherries are in bloom alonf the Reservoir in Central Park


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A Curiosity

Phrenological Head (Ca. 1850) attributed to Asa Ames (1823-1851), observed by The Alling Children (Ca. 1939) by Oliver Tarbell Eddy (1799-1868). The New American Wing, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.

Phrenological Head (Ca. 1850) attributed to Asa Ames (1823-1851), observed by The Alling Children (Ca. 1939) by Oliver Tarbell Eddy (1799-1868).
The New American Wing, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.


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An Urban Caller

Nolita, New York City.

Nolita, New York City.


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Our One-Day-Winter

Snow on the drive in Central Park near 79th street, New York City

Snow on the drive in Central Park near 79th street, New York City


Spring-like temperatures today in New York – here is a look back at our one day winter a little over a week ago.
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End of a Day

The  Central Park Reservoir

The Central Park Reservoir


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Winter at the Reservoir

The Reservoir in Central Park after a snow storm, New York City.

The Reservoir in Central Park after a snow storm, New York City.


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On a snowy path

Winter at the North Meadow in Central Park, New York City.

Winter at the North Meadow in Central Park, New York City.


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White-Out

The Great Lawn in Central Park during a blizzard

The Great Lawn in Central Park during a blizzard


What a great day………the snow at the Great Lawn in Central Park made the city disappear .
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The Man in the Shadows

From my archive, taken with the Lumix LX3 and processed in Silver efex Pro2.

The Man in the shadows at Grand Central Station

The Man in the shadows at Grand Central Station

The Pensive Commuter and his shadow

Shadows at Grand Central Station

Shadows at Grand Central Station


Lumix LX3 and processed in Silver efex Pro2.

The Great Lawn Light Show

Sunset over the Great Lawn in Central Park.

Sunset over the Great Lawn in Central Park.


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The Guard

A lonely job in a colorful setting, 505 Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York City.

A lonely job in a colorful setting, 505 Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York City.


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The Joy of Christmas

Happy Santacon participants at the New York Public Library in New York City.

Happy Santacon participants at the New York Public Library in New York City.


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The Call from the Dark Side

86th Street, New York City.

86th Street, New York City.


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And They Lived Happily Everafter

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York City.


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Touched by Time

Seen at the Sheffield Island lighthouse near Norwalk, CT.

Seen at the Sheffield Island lighthouse near Norwalk, CT.


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The Lighthouse

Sheffield Island Lighthouse, Norwalk, CT.

Sheffield Island Lighthouse, Norwalk, CT.


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Haunted

The Ruins of Bannerman Castle on Pollepel Island in the Hudson River near Beacon, NY.

The Ruins of Bannerman Castle on Pollepel Island in the Hudson River near Beacon, NY.


Since my previous visit in 2007 the eastern part (right of the picture) has collapsed, and a preservation group is trying to shore up the remaining structures. The island is well worth a visit. For information see:
Bannerman Castle Trust

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Sandy Hook Sand

The Beach at Sandy Hook

The Beach at Sandy Hook


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An Escape from the City

The Beach at Sandy Hook with a view of the Verrazano Bridge.

The Beach at Sandy Hook with a view of the Verrazano Bridge.


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Sandy Hook Light

Interior  of the Sandy Hook Lighthouse, which, originally built in 1764, is the oldest lighthouse in the United States. The views from the top were great, but the temperature during the climb up was 90°F (32°C).  Sandy Hook, NJ

Interior of the Sandy Hook Lighthouse, which, originally built in 1764, is the oldest lighthouse in the United States. The views from the top were great, but the temperature during the climb up was 90°F (32°C). Sandy Hook, NJ


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Remembering…..

Something refreshing to look at during this current heatwave in New York City. This was January this year at Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.

Something refreshing to look at during this current heatwave in New York City. This was January this year at Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.


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Frozen Turtles

Winter at Turtle Pond in Central Park, New York City.

Winter at Turtle Pond in Central Park, New York City.


It stopped snowing, but is still freezing cold here today.
Taken with the Lumix LX3.

Cold

Central Park today after yet another snow storm in this record-breaking winter.

Central Park today after yet another snow storm in this record-breaking winter.


Lumix LX3.

Hot Dogs

A food cart on Madison Avenue and 81st street during a snow storm; New York City.

A food cart on Madison Avenue and 81st street during a snow storm; New York City.


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Snow Angel on film

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.


A few days ago I posted this image taken with my LX3 digital camera. Here is the same view taken at the same time with my Olympus Infinity AF-1, a point-and-shoot from 1986. This was taken on Fujicolor Press 800.

Bow Fridge

Bow Bridge in Central park, New York City.

Bow Bridge in Central park, New York City.


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Still snowing….

Oak Bridge in the Ramble of Central Park, New York City.

Oak Bridge in the Ramble of Central Park, New York City.


It is still snowing today..
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Another Central Park White-out

Turtle Pond and Belvedere Castle, Central Park, New York City.

Turtle Pond and Belvedere Castle, Central Park, New York City.


Believe it or not, but we got more snow today.
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The Hernshead

On the northwestern rim of the Lake in Central Park is a peninsula called "Hernshead." The designers Olmsted and Vaux felt it resembled the head of a heron (called a "hern" by the British).

On the northwestern rim of the Lake in Central Park is a peninsula called “Hernshead.”
The designers Olmsted and Vaux felt it resembled the head of a heron (called a “hern” by the British).


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Under the Red Umbrella

One more in my umbrellas in the snow series. Central Park, New York City.

One more in my umbrellas in the snow series.
Central Park, New York City.


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Under the Blue Umbrella

Central Park, New York City.

Central Park, New York City.


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Under the Yellow Umbrella

Central Park, New York City.

Central Park, New York City.


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The Lady and the Red Umbrella

Bow Bridge, Central Park, New York City.

Bow Bridge, Central Park, New York City.


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White-out at San Remo

View at the Lake in Central Park during the recent blizzard

View at the Lake in Central Park during the recent blizzard


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Danger….

The Lake in Central Park, New York City.

The Lake in Central Park, New York City.


Thin ice warning sign and rescue ladder at The Lake in Central Park during the recent snow storm.<br
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A Snow Angel

Bethesda Terrace with the Angel of the Waters, Central Park.

Bethesda Terrace with the Angel of the Waters, Central Park.


We had some fresh snow this morning and I managed to get out before the crowds arrived.
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The Lady and the Black Umbrella

Central Park, New York City.

Central Park, New York City.


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Tranquility at the Lake

View of Wagner Cove at The Lake, Central Park, New York City.

View of Wagner Cove at The Lake, Central Park, New York City.


Central Park goes very quiet when it snows.
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A Snowy Path

Shakespeare Garden in Central Park, New York City.

Shakespeare Garden in Central Park, New York City.


More from the recent snow storm in Central Park, New York City.
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Winter at the Castle

Belvedere Castle, Central Park, New York City.

Belvedere Castle, Central Park, New York City.


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Fresh Snow

The Ramble in Central Park, New York City

The Ramble in Central Park, New York City


We got another snow storm today, making the Ramble in Central Park a winter wonderland.
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‘t Was the Night After Christmas….

....and all was a hush. Great Lawn after dark; Central Park, New York City.

….and all was a hush.
Great Lawn after dark; Central Park, New York City.


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‘t Was the Night After Christmas…

....and the wind was howling through the bitterly cold night. The Reservoir, Central Park.

….and the wind was howling through the bitterly cold night.
The Reservoir, Central Park.


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‘t Was the Night After Christmas

....and the snow was coming down. Park Avenue, New York City.

….and the snow was coming down.
Park Avenue, New York City.


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