An Undulating Field

An Undulating Field

Rocky grassland and trees under dark clouds near the North Meadow in Central Park today June 7, 2017.

A Confusion of Branches

A Confusion of Branches

Crabapple trees in the Conservatory Garden of Central Park today April 17, 2017.

Spring in February

Spring in February

Spring blossoms on Feb. 24 during a balmy, record setting day with temperatures of 70 ℉       ( 21℃ ) at the Great Lawn in Central Park.

The Great American Elm

The Great American Elm

A Great American Elm on the Great Hill in Central Park today Feb. 22, 2017.

The Upright European Hornbeam

The European Hornbeam

The Upright European Hornbeam with its naturally round symmetrical shape, with in the foreground the red berries of a Winterberry Holly and the golden stems of Golden Willow on a beautiful day at Wave Hill, Riverdale, today Feb. 19, 2017.

Dark Clouds on the Hill

Dark Clouds over the Great Hill

Dark clouds and winter trees at The Great Hill in Central Park this morning Jan. 12, 2017

Old English

Old English

An old English Elm (Ulmus procera) courageously holding on to its last autumn leaves near the Engineers Gate in Central Park today Dec. 5, 2016.

The Mighty Elm

The Mighty Elm

A golden Elm tree near the Reservoir in Central Park today Dec. 1, 2016.

Under a Golden Willow

Under a Golden Willow

A weeping willow at the Pool in Central Park, Nov. 28, 2016.

Grateful for Trees

Grateful for Trees

All I can do today is contemplate this mighty Oak tree in Central Park and hope for the best……..

The Mighty Tupelo

The Mighty Tupelo

A black tupelo, also known as sourgum or blackgum, in its fall foliage at the Center of the Ramble in Central Park. The tree measures 81.18 feet (24.74 meter) tall with a trunk diameter of 49.5 inches (1.25 meter) and a canopy spread of 56 feet (17 meter) according to the Central Park Conservancy. Nov. 2, 2016.

Autumn Yellow

Autumn Yellow

At the Pool in Central Park, New York City, Oct. 28, 2016.

Autumn Red

Autumn Red

A maple tree showing off its autumn colors on this rainy day in Central Park, Oct. 27, 2016.

Autumn Orange

Autumn Orange

Central Park near North Meadow today Oct. 19, 2016.

A Crabapple Tree in Autumn Dress

A Crabapple Tree in Atumn Dress

Japanese Crabapple (Malus floribunda) in the Conservatory Garden in Central Park

The Magnificence of Trees

The Magnificence of Trees

Central Park has many magnificent trees, and this Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum) at Cedar Hill is one of my favorites.

Towering Trees

Towering Trees

Suset over the Reservoir in Central Park with the towers of the El Dorado in the distance.

Dwarfed by Trees

Dwarfed by Trees

At The Reservoir in Central Park.

A Tree in Winter

A Tree in Winter

Belvedere Castle in Central Park, New York City.

The Remains of a Blizzard

The Remains of a Blizzard

North Meadow in Central Park, New York City.

A Tree In Winter

A Tree In Winter

Central Park, New York City.

Holding On

Holding On

Some stubborn autumn leaves refusing to give up, mid-January 2016 in Central Park, New York City.

Rushing Towards Autumn

A lady rushes by a tree in full autumn colors on this hot late summer day. The tree seems to want to be ahead of all other trees in Central Park today Sept. 1, 2015.

A lady rushes by a tree in full autumn colors on this hot late summer day. The tree seems to want to be ahead of all other trees in Central Park today Sept. 1, 2015.


Sony RX100 III

Spring Greens

The Lake in Central Park

The Lake in Central Park


Fujifilm X100

Trees On The Rocks

Central Park, New York City

Central Park, New York City


Fujifilm X100T

The Lone Runner

Runner and stormy skies at the North Woods in Central Park, New York City

Runner and stormy skies at the North Woods in Central Park, New York City


Ricoh GR

From Autumn to Winter to Spring

Some remaining golden leaves from last autumn in a melting snowy landscape at the New York Botanical Garden.

Some remaining golden leaves from last autumn in a melting snowy landscape at the New York Botanical Garden.


Ricoh GR

Winter Trees

Central Park, New York City

Central Park, New York City


A two frame panorama merged in Photoshop and taken with the Olympus E-M5 and a lumix G Vario 12-35mm f2.8 lens

August Petals

A tapestry of tree petals among the benches at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden

A tapestry of tree petals among the benches at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Ricoh GR

New Metropolitan Trees

26 Newly planted Linden trees on the renovated plaza in front of the Metropolitan Museum. These are in addition to the 48 Sycamore trees planted a month ago – very exciting.

26 Newly planted Linden trees on the renovated plaza in front of the Metropolitan Museum. These are in addition to the 48 Sycamore trees planted a month ago – very exciting.


Ricoh GR

Divine Blossoms

East 83rd street between Park and Madison - St. Ignatius.

East 83rd street between Park and Madison – St. Ignatius.


Panasonic GX7 with the Leica DG Summilux 25mm f1.4 lens.

Trees and Skyscrapers #2

The Solow Building, West 58th Street.

The Solow Building, West 58th Street.


Ricoh GR

Autumn Glory

Autumn colors in Central Park near the bandshell

Autumn colors in Central Park near the bandshell


Minox 35ML on Fuji Superia 400 film

Our Star

Sun peeking throught the clouds and a silhouetted tree

Sun peeking throught the clouds and a silhouetted tree


Canon S100.

The Old Tree

An old English Elm tree in Central Park at Fifth Avenue and 90th street, New York City

An old English Elm tree in Central Park at Fifth Avenue and 90th street, New York City


Canon S100

Trees and Skyscrapers

Tree and the midtown skyline At the Reservoir in Central Park

Tree and the midtown skyline At the Reservoir in Central Park


Canon S100 and processed with Silver Efex Pro2

The Birch of Christ

Something Peaceful on this Christmas Day.

Something Peaceful on this Christmas Day.


Olympus OM-D with the m.Zuiko 75mm f1.8 lens.

Ulmus Americana

An American Elm that has survived many storms including Hurricane Sandy; Central Park West and 77th Street.

An American Elm that has survived many storms including Hurricane Sandy; Central Park West and 77th Street.


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

Holding On

A maple tree on the Great Lawn in Central park today, still holding on to it's red leaves.

A maple tree on the Great Lawn in Central park today, still holding on to it’s red leaves.


Canon S100.

Bow Bridge and the Weeping Willow

Continuing my series of Autumn in Central Park on 35mm film. This was taken a week before hurricane Sandy and all trees in this shot survived the storm including the Weeping Willow.

Continuing my series of Autumn in Central Park on 35mm film. This was taken a week before hurricane Sandy and all trees in this shot survived the storm including the Weeping Willow.


Olympus Stylus Epic on Fuji Color Pro 800Z film

Colors On The Rocks

Central Park, New York City

Central Park, New York City


Olympus Stylus Epic on Fuji Color Pro 800Z film

Birch Droppings

Birch trees near the Swedish Cottage in Central Park, New York City.

Birch trees near the Swedish Cottage in Central Park, New York City.


Olympus OM-D with the m.Zuiko 75mm f1.8 lens.

More Survivors

More hurricane Sandy surivors in Central Park

More hurricane Sandy surivors in Central Park


Olympus OM-D with the m.Zuiko 75mm f1.8 lens.

The Majestic Beech Tree

A hurricane Sandy survivor; Central Park, New York City.

A hurricane Sandy survivor; Central Park, New York City.


Canon S100

Rowing through Autumn Gold

The Lake in Central Park

The Lake in Central Park


Canon S100

Autumn Oak

Central Park, New York City

Central Park, New York City


Olympus OM-D with the m.Zuiko 75mm f1.8 lens

The Willow Weeps

Weeping Willow near the Lake at 72nd street.

Weeping Willow near the Lake at 72nd street.


Today Central Park was open for the first day after Hurricane Sandy, and although most trees survived it was sad to see many large decades old trees toppled over. Here is one of them. The Central park Conservancy estimates that about 500 mature trees were lost or severely damaged.
Canon S100.

Hugged by a tree

Fifth Avenue and 90th Street after hurricane Sandy came through.

Fifth Avenue and 90th Street after hurricane Sandy came through.


Olympus TG-1

Conservatory Water after the rain.

The Conservatory Water aka Sailboat Pond in Central Park, New York City

The Conservatory Water aka Sailboat Pond in Central Park, New York City


Olympus OM-2, Zuiko 50mm f1.8, Fuji Superia 400

A Tree on The Hill

The Manhattan skyline seen from The Great Hill in Central Park, New York City.

The Manhattan skyline seen from The Great Hill in Central Park, New York City.


Olympus Stylus Epic, on Fuji Superia 400 film converted to BW in Silver Efex Pro2