NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Today is the run up for Thanksgiving – a major food shopping day. We spend the morning at Fairway in Harlem (it’s at 125th Street and the Hudson River). The weather cleared dramatically, providing an opportunity to photograph the underside of Riverside Drive from 125th Street.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Looking back at the past week’s work I kept coming back to the cemetery in New Preston. I decided to try more images with large out-of-focus areas. Returning to Grand Central Terminal I reshot the phones with a Leica M9 and a 35mm Summicron pre-aspheric version IV lens – I’ll be using this for the next several days. This lens is known as the “bokeh king” – bokeh being a subjective view of the quality of the out of focus portions of the image.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – I walked around Grand Central Terminal with a small sensor camera, a Ricoh GRD 3, using it as a sketchpad. I’ll come back and shoot infrared once I understand the site better. This is another architectural icon. I found myself gravitating toward details.
HOOD RIVER, ORECON – We had a delightful few hours with the brewmaster at the Full Sail Brewery in Hood River, Oregon. We had the run of the place, but again the pictures of the brewery are not very successful – more stainless steel tanks and hoses and pipes. Here’s a sample:
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Sunday in the office getting ahead of an intense week.