Street Photography: Heat on the Street

As I described in my previous post, last week’s heat wave made its presence known on the faces of New Yorkers. Some, like me, can manage the temperatures, which ranged from about 95 to 97 degrees and having a “real feel” of at least 100 degrees. It’s not pleasant, but I can deal with itContinue reading “Street Photography: Heat on the Street”

Street Photography: Heat on the Street

The oppressiveness of the heat wave and high humidity in New York City last week was evident in many of the faces I encountered along Eighth Avenue. I could see it in the eyes. They were looking off into space focused on nothing in particular. And the eyes tended to look downward as if inContinue reading “Street Photography: Heat on the Street”

Street Photography: Happy Accidents

Again, I decided to vary my route and avoid my usual trek through Times Square. Eighth Avenue has a very different feel. Less spiffy and touristy. More raw and New York. I also changed the way I photograph. I held the camera up to my chest and – without looking through the viewfinder – pointedContinue reading “Street Photography: Happy Accidents”

Street Photography: Happy Accidents

I saw this billboard and I liked how the model has her hands over her heart and is looking off frame with the look of love. I stood on the corner for a while hoping someone would walk by within the scope of her gaze. When this fellow came by, I only had time toContinue reading “Street Photography: Happy Accidents”