Tiger Lilies Metaphor

June 22, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
The tiger lilies are out, red and orange. Some are caged behind steel fencing, a metaphor for the political crisis of immigration with separation of children from parents. These lilies seem to cry out, "Set me free!" What will it take?
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Memorial Day Commemoration, 2018

May 29, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
An overflowing crowd of all ages assembled on the plaza of the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument at Riverside Park and 89th Street for a service on this Memorial Day. Music and words were solemn and patriotic befitting the occasion. Active duty Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen participated in the services along with the US Navy Band performing m...
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Lil Gafer, Still Inspirational

May 20, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Lil Gafer is an amazing woman. At ninety-six, she is vibrant, energetic, and companionable. In her fourth floor walkup on the East Side of Manhattan, she continues to draw and design for friends and for her personal pleasure. Her apartment is filled with photographs that illustrate the richness of her life as self- taught artist coupled with innume...
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A Day's Difference

May 14, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
What a difference a day makes in photo shooting. On this weekend eve, I meandered around an engagement party hosted in NYC for relatives and friends. The engaged couple flashed sparks of love to each another amidst the gathering group. The next day, late afternoon, I photographed a hockey game where the players whirled around the ice in swirling pa...
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Central Park Conservatory Wisteria in Bloom

May 07, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Like low hanging fruit, the purple blossoms of the wisteria adorn the wrought iron pergola in the Central Park Conservatory. The contrast between the black wrought iron frame of the pergola and the supple multi blooms of the wisteria is striking. In color and in monochrome, the images evoke floral fantasy.
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