NEW YORK NEW YORK – I got out and shot alleys today. I’ve been shooting back doors and alleys, the places where the trash and gas meters and broken things collect, for six or seven years now. This is a good one
Day 2063 of one photograph every day for the rest of my life.
WARREN CONNECTICUT and NEW YORK NEW YORK – I struggled a bit in Connecticut but then had a good early evening back in New York. I love these very long days with marvelous light at 7:00 – 8:00 in the evening. These three very different images are technically similar: they are stitched from multiple frames. This gives me medium format resolution with a much smaller, easier to handle, camera.
Day 2061 of one photograph every day for the rest of my life.
NEW YORK NEW YORK – I periodically go out to dinner with a group of friends who call themselves the Outer Borough Dinning Society. This evening we went to an Egyptian place in Steinway, Queens called Mombar. It turns out that Steinway Street is called “Little Egypt” – a really interesting area. I got to Steinway Street a bit early to soak up some local color through my lens.
Day 2058 of one photograph every day for the rest of my life.
NEW YORK NEW YORK – I’m in the process of rediscovering my 35mm F1.4 Summilux FLE lens. I’ve worked wit a number of 35s, including the version 4 Summicorn (known as the “bokeh king”) and the current Summichron. the FLE is wonderfully sharp corner to corner and has a look that is a good balance between contrast and acutance. I had drifted away from it because it has some tendency to flare, but of course if you know that you take steps to mitigate it. Here it is showing off on Third Avenue, three frames stitched.
kDay 2056 of one photograph every day for the rest of my life.
On this say four years ago (day 595): Empire State and Flatiron. As I said four years ago this is a twofer in terms of iconic structures.