I grew up eating here. One of the best diners in the city, and I'd think there are few places in the world that have as many items on the menu as Big Nicks.
1/500th at F14, ISO 1600 (24mm).
The look in the face says it all. What do you think - wife or work?
1/60th at F2.8, ISO 1600 (55mm).
Sometimes I feel like the internet and its mass of photos and daily sharing has led people, me included, to want to capture these attention grabbing, magical, contrasty, colorful scenes where lots of things seems to be happening. Those are the photos that get noticed the most, for obvious reasons.
Compare this to the last photo. I personally like this one better.
Let's bring back the understated scene.
1/200th at F2.8, ISO 1600 (28mm).
New York is a city of women. To be more exact, it is a city of professional and fashionable working women. In fact, according to the 2010 census, there are over 410,000 more women in the city than men.
1/250th at F16, ISO 400 (35mm).
Got a chance to check out the final untouched section of the High Line yesterday, slated for construction in the next three months. So expect some more of these photos mixed in over the next few weeks.
It's an interesting feeling photographing something that you know will disappear in the coming months.
This is one of those images that's much better viewed large.
1/25th at F5, ISO 1600 (28mm).
Those are lottery tickets stuck in a subway vent.
The city is a place of great fortune for some, but more often of broken dreams.