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Out my window

Thursday May 27, 2010

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – A boring day from a photographic standpoint. I was busy at the office and outside the light was dull. On the way home I shopped for groceries for a lunch on Saturday. Here is an image of the packed refrigerator. No one said that a photo every day would be easy.

Refrigerator

Leica M9 with wide-angle tri-elmar.

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Icon Landscape Urban

Wednesday May 26, 2010

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Back in New York. While walking back from the west side (where I had left my car for service) a came across Carnegie Hall in dappled light. This is a side-on view from Sixth Avenue. From the Wikipedia entry on Carnegie Hall:

“Designed by architect William Burnet Tuthill and built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891, it is one of the most famous venues in the United States for classical music and popular music, renowned for its beauty, history and acoustics. . . . Carnegie Hall is one of the last large buildings in New York built entirely of masonry, without a steel frame; however, when several flights of studio spaces were added to the building near the turn of the 20th century, a steel framework was erected around segments of the building. . . . A venerable story has become part of the folklore of the hall: A New Yorker (or in some versions Arthur Rubinstein) is approached in the street near Carnegie Hall, and asked, “Pardon me sir, how do I get to Carnegie Hall?” He replies, “Practice, practice, practice.””

Carnegie Hall

Leica M9 and 35mm Summicron Asph. Three images stitched.

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Culture Family and friends

Tuesday May 25, 2010

WASHINGTON DC – I traveled to DC today to attend a party given by a friend, Gus Schumacher, helping the James Beard Foundation in launching a new initiative. ¬†This is a small part of Gus’s model train collection.

Collection

Nikon D700 with 50mm f1.4G.

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Events and holidays Family and friends

Monday May 24, 2010

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – The Film Society of Lincoln Center held its gala last night at the new Alice Tully Hall, honoring Michael Douglas.

Film Society

Nikon D700 with 50mm f1.4G.

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Animals Interior Transportation Urban

Sunday May 23, 2010

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – I dropped the car off at our garage after driving back from Connecticut. That’s me, and our Norwich Terrier Basil, in the mirror. I’ve vowed never to post a picture of Basil on my blog (remember all of those pitiful posts on online photo forums to the effect: “Here is my cat Midas shot with my Nikon SuperUltra 9700 – you can see every whisker) but this seemed to be a reasonable exception.

95th Street Parking

Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux lens

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Family and friends Food and wine

Saturday May 22, 2010

WASHINGTON CONNECTICUT – Cocktails at CT, a new restaurant being opened by friends on Route 202 in Washington CT. The menu will consist of all locally grown produce and meat. Here’s a link to an article in the Litchfield County Times: Article about CT

CT

Leica M9 with 35mm Summicron lens.

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Landscape Urban

Friday May 21, 2010

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Caught this walking back to my office from lunch with a friend at Alto.

Manhattan

Leica M9 with 24mm Summilux lens at f1.4