Archive for the ‘street photography’ Category

Designer bags here

April 19, 2014


There were sound effects that should accompany this picture. The man was shouting about the bags: Right here! Right now! Only $10! What are you waiting for?


Chilly scene of winter

February 28, 2014

very chill

Most respond to winter by covering up more. Then there are those who favor mini skirts and drinks on ice.

January shoppers

January 10, 2014

sales are on

It’s been very cold out, but the stores are having big sales. The solution: bundling up and hitting the stores. The urge to shop trumps staying warm.

Secret landscape

December 7, 2013


There’s an animated figure in some of the Macy’s windows. He’s about the size of an American girl doll, but creepier. Forget about candy canes; this is winter wonderland as a sinister snow scene.

Believe in better weather

November 27, 2013

fair weather friend

Windy weather is predicted for Thanksgiving. The parade will go, on but the balloons may be grounded. In that case, the Thanksgiving Day parade will look like many other NYC parades, except for the Santa in a sleigh.

Hands up, hands down

October 28, 2013

black shirts

Here we have two classic and common gestures:  “back off” and “who me?” What’s less common is that they happened simultaneously as I was walking past with my camera.

Yes way

October 19, 2013

14 and 1st

What you’re looking at is a subway entrance, the L Train at 14th and First Avenue. The guy’s checking his phone because there’s no wifi downstairs, on a train or platforms. Not yet, anyway.

The Masters of Bus

October 3, 2013

tour bus

The double-decker is coming through, now with photos of Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson plastered on the side. I mean, those are the actors playing the mid-century sex researchers in the Showtime series.

Love Me

September 20, 2013

traffic snarl

This graffiti is on a wall in Chinatown. Drivers will have a chance to see it because the traffic is stop and go. The woman on the bike, though, had to watch for bad drivers, pot holes, and other distractions.

Sixth Avenue backdrop

September 18, 2013

this way, that way

This is a sound stage. That’s a just a cloth that looks like Sixth Avenue there in the background. It’s so much quieter and sanitary this way.