Friday, July 6, 2012

A New York Frame of Mind




Because we are leaving the city for a week, an excuse to post very New Yorky pictures. Two cool guys outside a tat parlor in Brooklyn.


Business types on the subway


and a guy with cool yellow glasses reading an actual book.


On the way to the fireworks


on a red white and blue day


Dallas Barbecue feels festive


Then up to the roof 


for the magical show which does not photograph well


That's what's good about fireworks --so fleeting and lovely that you have to BE THERE


It was fun.




18 comments:

  1. There's something nostalgic about your photographs. I think it's the light -- it suggests an earlier time, somehow.

    I don't know anything about it, but it's what I see.

    Pearl

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  2. My favourite's the dude in the yellow shades, reading a book. Enjoy your new tattoo! (I assume that's how you persuaded those macho men outside the tat parlour to let you get their pix?)

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  3. Elizabeth, hoping your week away will bring relief from NYC's current heat and humidity! Have a great break.

    Meanwhile, I love all these photos, with my favorite being those little Chevrolets just inside the back window of the big Chevrolet. Wow.

    xo

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  4. I'm lovin' your photos especially the vintage firework one and the yellow glasses...so cool.

    Have wonderful time out of the city.

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  5. I love Peals comment, I feel that way too.
    and like louciao I want to see your tattoo.

    Have some lovely time away from the heat of the city.

    cheers, parsnip

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  6. sigh...will have to BE THERE for the fireworks, one year.

    next time in the city i will meet one of those cool guys, or a cool guy...

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  7. Hee Hee!

    No, I do NOT have a tattoo, I will NEVER have a tattoo.
    My philosophy is: each to his/her own.....
    I merely try to record stuff I see....

    I often ask people if they will pose for me,and they most often agree to.
    I try to avoid posting really unflattering or unkind photos.

    Happy weekend!

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  8. These are fantastic photos...what a dream to see fire works above NYC.

    I love the photo of the two business people on the subway. Looks like the guy next to them was just as engaged in the conversation.

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  9. Adored them all (of course) but it's a close between the Chev and the Cab!

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  10. I am not sure what happened to my comment, it seems to have disappeared?

    I just wanted to congratulate you on your very artistic photographs, they have a lovely painterly quality.

    I enjoyed the fireworks, albeit from afar.

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  11. Looks like a fun July 4th, indeed!

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  12. I love the look on the business type woman's face, I think the guy better stop while he's behind

    these are all wonderful NYC shots

    have fun on LI

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  13. love your images. i too ask people if l can take their photo and most of them say yes. What camera are you using and do you have a filter on it? xxlynda

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  14. I'll never read a book in a moving transport. It makes me dizzy. But I like the guys yellow glasses, makes me want to go grab one for me. Anyways, your photos are superb.

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  15. love this collection of pics... really enjoyed the view

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  16. Great New York pictures! Love the fireworks over the city, I bet it was really beautiful in person.

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  17. Cool guys? No, just faddish.

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