New York montage

My favorite kind of roof. This spectacular building reminds me of the Titanic as well as the iceberg. Gorgeous.

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Old-school sign.

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Night on the 29th floor. All skyline and reflections.

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No comment.

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Dance studio. I took this photo at around 8:15 in the morning, and it seemed quietly desolate to me, but also – quintessential New York. Everywhere you look … signs of humanity and interests and activities and life – even when people are still sleeping.

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Taken on the same morning walk. I love to see the signs before the neon goes on.

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The side of Carnegie Hall. That building gives me goosebumps.

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Ivory

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The door at Tiffany’s when the store is closed.

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Truck!

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The back of Roseland Ballroom

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Gutter

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11 Responses to New York montage

  1. Anne says:

    Would that be called a Mansard roof?

  2. red says:

    I don’t know – is it??? I just adore the ice green – and the dormer windows – and the slant of it – so beautiful!

  3. Kristen says:

    What kind of camera do you have? I’m about to go shopping for one myself, and your photos look pretty good to me :) I love the Roseland one with all the fading eighth notes.

  4. Carrie says:

    haha. “Quare Festival” indeed, lol.

  5. red says:

    Carrie – HA – I didn’t even notice that! Perfect.

  6. red says:

    Kristen – I got a Sony Cybershot – I’m pretty happy with it.

    The only thing I can’t figure out (and maybe this camera can’t do it) is how to do reaaaaal close-ups. I like things to be abstract, or – I see things that way – so I like to try to photograph parts of things – but this camera will only allow me to get so close.

    But other than that – I love it! (Obviously!)

  7. amelie / rae says:

    love the pictures, but sheila –

    i found my first ryzsard kapuscinski book whilst on vacation this past week!!!

    imperium.

  8. the shamus says:

    Hey, could you do a special blog post request and explain just how you write as much as you do? Are you independently wealthy? Sleep two hours a night? An inquiring mind desperately seeks answer…

  9. red says:

    shamus – hahahahahaha

    I guess I just go insane when I have a hobby?? Like this blogging thing is?

    I also, it is true, do not sleep all that much. 5 hours a night, tops.

    But that really doesn’t explain my insane output. I’m just crazy, I think is the answer I need to give to you.

  10. red says:

    Oh – and I’m buying the new white stripes tomorrow – I loved your review, thanks!!

  11. siobhan says:

    i love these photos, sheil. they all remind me of why i love this city so much. any and everything is a possiblity.