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Wave Hill, A Place to Dream

May 16, 2021 - Wave Hill Gardens, Riverdale in the Bronx, NY, so welcoming the first day when CDC advised that masks need not be worn a...
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Country Roads in Copake, NY

November 17, 2020 - Country roads in upstate Copake, NY, are mostly unpopulated with car traffic. The paved and unpaved roads are wide open...
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Copake in August

August 11, 2020 - Rolling greens of multi shades, jeweled lake of vibrant blue, and deepening shadows of leafy trees. Peace and calm perva...
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Country Escape

July 04, 2020 - Day trip to Copake, NY, all green and lush. The Berkshire mountains rise in the distance. The raised beds on the propert...
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Mid Winter Day

February 03, 2020 - Mid winter day in Copake, the colors of February are suffused with gold and copper-saffron. Under a cloudy sky, lake Upp...
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Woods, Lovely, Dark and Deep

December 02, 2019 - "The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep..." Robert Frost's words are apt for the deepening t...
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Eighty-six Acres

October 22, 2019 - Eighty-six acres in Copake/Ancram, NY, with rolling hills, ponds, lake, and the Berkshire Mountains in the distance affo...
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Riverside Park Crab Apple Grove

April 09, 2019 - Like fluttering butterflies descending en masse, the Crab Apple Grove in Riverside Park is boasting floating clouds of p...
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Wave Hill Bloom Offerings

April 04, 2019 - Wave Hill in Riverdale (the Bronx, NY) is blooming above and below. Magnolia trees are flaunting wildly-shaped blossoms...
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Harlem Meer's Floating Christmas Tree

December 17, 2018 - Across from the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center in Central Park's Harlem Meer floats a Christmas tree in the lake. Actu...
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The Palisades Cliffs' Brazen Colors

November 19, 2018 - In mid November, as autumn ends, the colors of the NY-NJ Hudson River Palisades taken on brazen colors of saffron and go...
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The Tulip Festival

April 23, 2018 - The tulip festival is now up and running at the Westside Community Garden on 89th St and Columbus. A quick preview week...
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Cherry Blossoms in Bloom in Central Park

April 11, 2018 - The Cherry Blossoms are popping in Central Park, exuberant and pink. A group of trees lines up in front of the reservoir...
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April Fools’ Day on the Second

April 02, 2018 - April Fools’ Day came one day late...on the second. A surprise snow storm blanketed Central Park with a few inches of he...
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Lamppost Lights Haiku

January 16, 2018 - Lamppost lights turn on Golden silver spills on Meer Announce evening shade
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Varied Golden Leaves

December 04, 2017 - Varied burnished leaves Filling the park and the drive The gold rush is on
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Leafy Bird Brio Haiku

November 02, 2017 - Leafy bird brio Swirling and spiraling high Flapping maple wings
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Copake Day Jaunt

October 22, 2017 - Memorable visit to the 90 plus year-old Copake home, rich in family history and tended with loving care by a nephew and...
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Impressionism on the Lake

October 18, 2017 - Mid October and the leaves are changing color in Harriman State Park, NY. The vibrant yellows, oranges, and reds spill t...
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Early Leafing

May 12, 2017 - May brings budding and leafing. The trees along the Hudson River have arching branches that are now bursting their leave...
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Spring Won't Be a Little Late This Year

March 01, 2017 - Or so it seems, if one uses as a barometer the flowering cherry blossom tree in the Crab Apple Grove in Riverside Park,...
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Day Jaunt

January 17, 2017 - Just a Day Jaunt to visit Storm King, closed to the end of the month, unfortunately. Yet, there were pretty sights on th...
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Snow!

January 08, 2017 - First serious snowfall. Sledders out; sky blue; clouds puffy. Cold air and bright sunshine made the morning bright and s...
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Infrared Central Park in Black and White

June 23, 2016 - A brief sortie in Central Park with a converted infrared camera captured landscapes best processed in black and white. B...
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White Egret in Central Park's Harlem Meer

May 01, 2016 - At the northernmost part of Central Park sits Harlem Meer with its lake, trees, and wildlife. A solitary egret made my S...
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Riverside Park Infrareds

April 24, 2016 - Monochromatic in tone, these infrared scenes of Riverside Park's sloping hill illustrate the expanse of a section of the...
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Infrared Woodland

April 15, 2016 - A slice of Riverside Park provides an opportunity for varied infrared processing. Each treatment creates a different moo...
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Cherry Blossoms

April 06, 2016 - The cherry blossoms are popping out in Riverside Park. They float effortlessly in drifting patterns, sometimes brushed b...
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Cleopatra's Needle

April 02, 2016 - Such a beautiful obelisk, also know as Cleopatra's needle, stands under a cloud-filled blue sky in Central Park. Cherry...
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Two in Flickr Explore, Successive Days!

January 31, 2016 - Both made Flickr Explore, phalaenopsis "Front and Center" on January 29th and "A Cleared Path" through Central Park on J...
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Misty Morning Made Flickr Explore 12/18/15

December 19, 2015 - Fog shrouded tall buldings even as ground level was clear. It was an interesting morning to walk through Central Park. S...
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Mellow Yellow

December 15, 2015 - Awash in yellow with ginkgos and weeping willows in vibrant shades, Central Park glowed on a cloudy misty morning. The y...
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Light and Shadow Rhythms Made Explore, Dec. 9, 2015

December 11, 2015 - image from a recent walkabout in Central Park made Flickr Explore. I was entranced by the play of light and shadows as I...
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Bank Rock Bay in Central Park: Recent Walkabout Made Flickr Explore

December 02, 2015 - My usual pathway in Central Park leads me to the Oak Bridge that overlooks the Lake beyond which the buildings of Centra...
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Autumn's Passing

November 11, 2015 - The yellows may still be bold and vivid, but the reds are shading into mauves as autumn proceeds into mid-November. The...
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Afternoon Glow in Flickr Explore, October 31st.

November 01, 2015 - The light was glowing and two walkers were partially illuminated in outline as they strode down Fifth Avenue by the Cent...
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Autumn Vibrancy

October 25, 2015 - The golf course near Suffern in Rockland County, NY, exploded with vibrant color this weekend. Fortunately it was a hazy...
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Autumn Blue Sky

October 16, 2015 - Against the October blue sky, bare branches of trees make calligraphy patterns, decked with berries and scanty leaves. T...
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Bow Bridge, Flickr Explore, October 1, 2015

October 02, 2015 - Iconic Bow Bridge in Central Park made Flickr Explore on October 1st. Last Tuesday, on a clear, warm morning, I sauntere...
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Infrared: Back to the Drawing Board

September 24, 2015 - Still working with blue, white, and tan tones to achieve the surreal quality I prefer in infrared. Whether in landscape,...
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Another in Flickr's Explore, "Gone Fishin' "

August 27, 2015 - This summer Sunday scene from Lake Sebago in Harriman State Park, NY, made it into Flickr's Explore, August 26th. Happy...
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And the Livin' is Easy - Lake Sebago, Harriman State Park, NY

August 25, 2015 - Summertime at Lake Sebago in Harriman State Park, an hour from New York City, offers a wide range of recreational pleasu...
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Night

August 17, 2015 - Night, yet bright, Well past midnight All is still Hopper-like No one about Asleep in dreams Divesting worldly the...
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Quirky Lens

June 05, 2015 - I have an inexpensive quirky lens from China, relatively sharp in center and soft at edges, all manual and 34mm, equival...
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Cherry and Crabapple Blossoms

April 23, 2015 - Now the buds are bursting in Riverside Park, creating pink floating flower clouds. Against the blue, the pink intensifie...
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Little Cat's Feet

March 14, 2015 - Creeps in the fog on little cat's feet as snow melts in warmer temperature. A mist glazes trees, leaves, and branches co...
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On the Cusp

March 12, 2015 - On the cusp of spring, with melting snows and muddy puddles, Riverside Park wears a new costume. In black and white, the...
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The Ramapo Mountains, Suffern, NY

February 01, 2015 - The famous Ramapo Mountains near Suffern, NY, with their soaring height and snow covered terrain stand majestic. Bare tr...
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Ice is Nice

January 23, 2015 - When ice gleams under bright sunshine and trees cast blue shadows on its surface, the scene is magical. Mote so if the s...
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Winter Colors, A Simple Rhyme

January 05, 2015 - Winter colors are muted, subdued in their special way With grays and ochres and umbers that herald winter's stay When...
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NYC Christmas Tree Vendors, the Hard Work

December 14, 2014 - Being out in the cold 24/7, living in the van 24/7, selling the trees 24/7 - is not easy. Most times we see the smiling...
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Infrared Varieties

December 05, 2014 - So much can be done with processing infrared images. Faux color, black and white, minimal changes -- all lend themselves...
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New York Christmas Tree Vendors

December 02, 2014 - They have swooped down again from Canada to sell Christmas trees and ornaments to the Upper West Siders in Manhattan. Wi...
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Invisible Light of Infrared

October 29, 2014 - Drawn increasingly to infrared's invisible light, I marvel at the "purity" of infrared scenes unprocessed. The blue and...
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Copake, NY

October 13, 2014 - Two hours north of NYC lies Copake, with lake Lower Rhoda, the foothills of the Berkshires, and the blazing colors of au...
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Sun Up High in Central Park

March 08, 2014 - Strong morning sunshine and snow melting away. Icy ground cover patches dissuade visitors to the open playgrounds. Too m...
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Cold Benches

March 03, 2014 - Picnic tables bare Cold benches on the lookout For warming sitters
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Solitary Traveler

February 27, 2014 - Intrigued by the journey of the solitary traveler, alone with private thoughts, on a landscape natural or manmade. Pushi...
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Central Park Winter White Monochromes

February 04, 2014 - The park was aglitter in the early morning with tons of snow draping branches and trees, blanketing the lake by Bow Brid...
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The 86th St. Transverse Through Central Park

February 03, 2014 - From west to east through the Central Park 86th St. transverse, the winter wonderland of wet snow capping and coating th...
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Whiter Than White

January 20, 2014 - In a crystal ball, round and transparent, a shaking motion flurries the flakes and veils the world. In whiter than white...
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Winter's Glow

December 19, 2013 - Winter's glow light snow Luminous and lingering Lamenting to fade
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New York Christmas Tree Vendors: Hard Work

December 12, 2013 - Don't fool yourself. For all that holiday cheer and delicious scent of pine and twinkling lights amid green needles, the...
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New York Christmas Tree Vendors: Sepia, Snow, and Lights

December 08, 2013 - The first snow dustings printed in sepia tones resemble photographs found in old albums. They suggest earlier times when...
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Coniferous trees: a haiku

December 06, 2013 - Clusters of needles Bowed in velvet red ribbon Cupid's blunt arrows
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New York Christmas Tree Vendors: Brisk Sales, Continued

December 04, 2013 - "La Petite," the Quebecian, selling Christmas trees on Broadway has been busy with brisk sales. The display corner is il...
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New York Christmas Tree Vendors: The Canadians

November 26, 2013 - Right before Thanksgiving, the Christmas tree vendors descend from Canada to set up shop. Outside the Duane-Reed Pharmac...
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Abstraction: Trees in the Night

November 17, 2013 - Night trees swishing by Velocity shears their height Cosmic explosion Smoke toned abstraction Fiery streams in the...
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Summer Delights

August 08, 2013 - To gather at an ancestral home, laden with artifacts and memories, in a paradisiac setting of lake, trees, flowers, joy...
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Location, need to know?

March 31, 2013 - Do we need to know where an image was photographed? By telling, do we restrict the viewer's play of storytelling and ima...
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Christmas day

December 25, 2012 - Very fortunate to have an icing of snow to make the trees sparkle. Blue sky overhead created a Märchenland scene with ga...
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