Tag Archives: Restaurant

Tuesday February 10, 2015

NEW YORK NEW YORK – A hectic day here. I finally got around to thinking about my daily photo at dinner time, today shooting with my iPhone 6S, which is as capable as the last generation of pocketable cameras. Let’s see if you can guess where this is (one of my favorite modernist icons).

Day 1,944 of one picture every day for the rest of my life.

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On this day four years ago (483): More film. Straight up on Park Avenue.

Park Avenue straight up
Park Avenue straight up
Carnegie Hill

Friday June 20, 2014

NEW YORK NEW YORK and MARBLE DALE CONNECTICUT – It must be a summer Friday. The morning found me on Madison Avenue near home in the 90s running errands; lunchtime found us in Marble Dale stopped for a burger at a local roadside joint named Clamps. No McDonald’s here! Lovely light in both place captured with my Leica Monochrom and Luxochron lens.

Day 1,708 of one photograph a day for the rest of my life.

Carnegie Hill
Carnegie Hill
Clamps Marble Dale CT
Clamps Marble Dale CT

On this day one year ago (day 1,344): Sculpture.

Hmmm . . .
Hmmm . . .
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Wednesday April 30, 2014

NEW YORK NEW YORK – Well, today is my birthday. I don’t like making a big deal of these anniversaries so we had a small family dinner out at Maialino, Danny Meyer’s displaced Roman Tratoria on Gramercy Park. I caught more tulips (i’ll soon get over this) in the rain, and then Alexander and Baby V at dinner. It was dark at Maialino so I brought my f.95 Noctilux and of course my Leica Monochrom.

Day 1,658 on one photo every day for the rest of my life.

More Spring
More Spring
Baby V and Alexander
Baby V and Alexander

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On this day one year ago (day 1,293): Wiggly building.

Wiggly building
Wiggly building
Dinner

Tuesday January 14, 2014

JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA – Where I grew up (check out my biography – it’s Utah) the highest praise that your could lavish on a restaurant was “Well they’ve got a pretty good steak there.” So I’m right at home here having a pretty good steak for dinner. I captured it with my iPhone.

This is day 1,552 of my daily photo blog.

Dinner
Dinner

On this day last year: Fog. More of this stuff!

Fog again
Fog again
Xixa

Wednesday October 30, 2013

NEW YORK NEW YORK – First an image with my Leica Monochrom and Luxochron lens, looking up in Manhattan in the early evening. This is a great setup for shooting Manhattan at night handheld. This can result in some nice images particularly after the end of daylight savings time next week because it is dark at 6:00 when buildings are still full illuminated by lights in offices.

I joined some friends in going out to South Williamsburg for dinner at a restaurant called XiXa. Pronounced “shiksa” by the owner. No kidding. It was supposed to be a Southwestern dive but it turned out to be serious Asian-Mexican fusion at a very high level. A major upside surprise.

Lexington Avenue
Lexington Avenue
Xixa
Xixa
Xixa
Xixa

On this day one year ago: Sandy.

FDR Drive
FDR Drive
Former Cafe des Artistes

Friday September 27, 2013

NEW YORK NEW YORK – We went to the opening of the New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall tonight – we saw Captain Phillips which is a sensation. Dinner before was at the Leopard, a long-time New York restaurant that has fairly recently located itself in the former Cafe des Artistes space. Still a remarkable place to enjoy a meal. Taken with my Leica Moncochrom and Luxochron lens. Two frames stitched.

Former Cafe des Artistes
Former Cafe des Artistes

On this day last year: Bermuda.

Bermuda sunset
Bermuda sunset
Me

Thursday September 12, 2013

NEW YORK NEW YORK – This evening we had dinner at the Four Seasons Restaurant, the Philip Johnson – Meis van der Rohe masterpiece near our office.

Here I am in the bathroom with its remarkable paneling; Google has not helped me identify to species of wood. Taken with my iPhone.  Also a “look up” later in the evening taken with my Leica M.

Me
Me
Look up (again)!
Look up (again)!

On this day one year ago: Infrared with the Monochrom.

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