NY/LA Photo Project: Quintessential (November)

For the December NY/LA Photo Project I chose the word “Quintessential”. Since we are doing this project based on our cities, I wanted to shoot something that was recognizably New York City. I see the Empire State Building each time I step outside my office building and it is especially beautiful and iconic at night. […]

NY/LA Photo Project: Light (October 2011)

For October’s theme of the NY/LA Photo Collaboration, Paul chose “Light” and I thought there was nothing more synonymous with Light and New York City than Times Square. Although it’s beyond commercial and flooded with tourists, it’s still such a beautiful spectacle!

NY/LA Photo Project – Memory (September 2011)

Photo: 539 West 162nd Street For September’s theme, I chose the word Memory because I thought it would be a good challenge and started thinking of various ideas, discarding the first few that were strong in memory but didn’t have any relation to my city. The idea for the above diptych came about because for […]

NY/LA Project – Forgotten (August 2011)

Continuing my project with friend and fellow photographer Paul Kingsley (see his photo for August here), this project was a challenge for me. When I initially thought of the word “Forgotten”, images of abandoned buildings, deserted cars, people down and out on their luck came to mind. After some thought, I decided I wanted to […]

One of the very nicest things about life…

(Spaghetti Carbonara) “One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating” ~Luciano Pavarotti

NY/LA Photo Project – July’s Theme: Landmark

Continuing my project with longtime friend and fellow photographer Paul Kingsley, the theme we selected for July was “Landmark”. Living in New York, I’m surrounded by landmarks – I work just 20 blocks from the Empire State Building and see it each time I leave my office. I wanted to choose something that was still […]