NEW YORK NEW YORK – I spent the day at my office. I had tossed my Alpa into a bag so I was equiped for wide angle. Our firm has a collection of chromogenic prints prints of images made in the 1980s by Jim Dow of every major league baseball stadium. The images were taken with an 8×10 camera and typically consist of 3 unstitched panoramic images.
NEW YORK NEW YORK – Our firm’s partners meet for lunch every Tuesday. I wouldn’t ordinarily photograph at one of these but this was a special occasion: it was the last lunch at which Rick Evans served as presiding partner, a role that he is retiring from after a record-setting 13 years of service. I sat across the table from my retired partner Andy Hartzell, who doesn’t make many of these because the conflict with the weekly “French table” at the Yale Club, which actually includes a French tutor. Anyway here’s Andy caught with my Leica M9 and a 50mm Summilux lens.
NEW YORK NEW YORK – This is the heaviest time of the year in my day job. As you have learned if you’ve read my biography I’m a lawyer at Debevoise & Plimpton. We’re supposed to treat clients and each other professionally so its bad form burst in on people popping a flash in their faces. So on days when I find myself in the office for long hours I tend to take breaks wandering the halls looking for whatever. Here’s an image taken in a conference room. And of course here we are stalking the Chrysler Building (one of my favorite subjects) and a modern riff on the 1929 Marcel Breuer armchair, a rough contemporary of the Chrysler Building and itself a design icon.