Monday, September 28, 2009

September 27 - Dumbo - Brooklyn, NY

It appears that the newly cleaned up waterfront areas of DUMBO is attracting more and more couples capturing the last moments of their singleness. You could see up to 10 to 20 wedding parties in any given weekend parading in full outfits. It looks like a wedding Olympics of couples move in and out to pose for pictures in the same spots.

September 26 - Dumbo - Brooklyn, NY

Chin Chih Yang, is covered in trash during his performance art piece titled "Human Sculpture", during the DUMBO Arts Festival. Yang, encourages pedestrians to attach trash to his body.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

September 21 - 42nd Street - Manhattan, NY

Not sure if this was a homeless person, but she sure was not there taking the bus on 42nd Street.

Friday, September 18, 2009

September 18 - Union Square - Manhattan, NY

A homeless man begs for money next to the former Virgin Megastore near Union Square. I see more and more homeless people and will continue to photograph them.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

September 15 - Times Square - Manhattan, NY

Tommy Ruggiero from the Bronx was in a single green towel in the middle of Times Square. Tommy was naked for a reason, he was handing out flyers for a Broadway show called "Naked Boys Singing!"

Sunday, September 13, 2009

September 13 - Manhattan, NY

Boris Johnson, 45, was born in England. Boris was in New York City today. He is the Mayor of the city of London.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

August 11 - Union Sqaure - New York, NY, USA

Just waiting for an uptown W or R train at the Union Square subway station. Yellow shirt, yellow booklet, yellow line.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Monday, August 10, 2009

August 8 - Southapmton - Long Island, NY, USA

This was a roasted pig during a birthday party for Mallory's friend Viola. The pig's head made a big impression with the kids. Needless to say, I didn't eat any.

August 6 - Brooklyn Bridge Park - Brooklyn, NY, USA

I was in Brooklyn Bridge Park, but that is the Manhattan Bridge in the background.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Sunday, July 26, 2009

July 25 - Bryant Park - Manhattan, NY, USA

A veteran homeless man in New York City. Perhaps another sign of the times.
Good to be back on this blog...sorry for the long delay.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

June 13 - Bazaar - Tehran, Iran

This man lives in the same area of the city as we do. He sells carpets in a small stall in Tehran's bazaar. Today Iranians will learn about the results of the presidential elections.

Friday, June 12, 2009

June 12 - Shahreh-Ray - Tehran, Iran

An Azari (Turk) man lets me photograph him when I noticed his golden teeth! He was waiting on line to vote for presidential elections.

June 11 - Ravanmehr Street - Tehran, Iran

Two men stand in front of closed public bath on Ravanmehr Street in central Tehran.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

June 10 - Enqelab Avenue - Tehran, Iran

A man rests on the sidewalk as a large group of demonstrators rally for the upcoming presidential elections on Enqelab (revolution) Avenue in Tehran.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

June 9 - Hafez Street - Tehran, Iran

A young man during a rally for Mousavi in a soccer stadium in Tehran.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

June 8 - Tehran - Tehran, Iran

A young supporter of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waves an Iranian flag in Tehran.

Monday, June 8, 2009

June 7 - Hafteh Tir Stadium - Tehran, Iran

A volunteer for Mohsen Rezaie presidential campaign waits for the starts of a rally in Tehran.

Sunday, June 7, 2009

June 6 - Karaj - Karaj, Iran

A young woman wears a poster in support of Mir Hossein Mousavi during an election rally in the city of Karaj about 1 hour outside of Tehran.

Friday, June 5, 2009

June 3 - Enqelab Street - Tehran, Iran

A man holding an Iranian flag during a rally for Ahmadinejad in front of Tehran University.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

June 2 - Jumhori Street - Tehran, Iran

A young man campaigns for Ahmadinejad in the streets of Tehran.

June 1 - Gisha - Tehran, Iran

This man is a cook and makes kebabs. This is my second visit to his shop in two days.

Sunday, May 31, 2009

May 31 - Tehran - Tehran, Iran

A young man campaigns for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in streets of Tehran. Iranians will vote for presidency on June 12.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

May 28 - Henry Street - New York, NY, USA

David Choe, a well known artist who got his start in graffiti street art in Southern California, is photographed in his Chinatown studio. David's painted portrait of Obama now hangs in the White House.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

May 27 - Union Square - New York, NY, USA

Craig Judelman, a violinist, fiddler, teacher and composer, according to his card, plays great bluegrass style music in Union Square. Soon, the fence will be gone and all these great musicians will have more space to showcase their talent.

May 26 - 43rd Street - New York, NY USA

A smiley taxi driver waves at me as I take his picture on 43rd street.

Monday, May 25, 2009

May 25 - Times Square - Manhattan, NY, USA

He sure loves the New York Mets and his cassette player. I photographed this man on a section of Broadway which is now closed to traffic and is a pedestrian promenade.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Thursday, May 21, 2009

May 21 - Mulberry Street - Manhattan, NY, USA

Olga tended a carnival street booth on Mulberry Street offering basketball shots.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

May 20 - Hudson River - Manhattan, NY, USA

UTCN Michael Khov, 25, from Brooklyn, NY poses for a portrait on the deck of USS Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum during the fleet week activities.

Monday, May 18, 2009

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

May 12 - Front Street - Brooklyn, NY, USA

James, was born in the US, but has British and American passports. He is a photographer, a chef, a fiance and a world wanderer. He will not like this picture, I am sure!

Sunday, May 10, 2009

May 10 - Prospect Heights - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Senja Foster-Kocsi, 39, was born in Minot, ND. Senja comes from a family of photographers and was very comfortable posing. Senja, her husband and their two children live in Connecticut.

May 9 - 11th Street - Manhattan, NY, USA

This weekend, I did head-shots photography of kids for free for a children's theater company in New York City. This boy's face was priceless. I was blown away by his expression. I wish I had more time to photograph him.

May 8 - Valley Stream - Valley Stream, NY, USA

Parisa is 6 years old and was born on Long Island. She is my friends' daughter.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

May 7 - Grand Street - Manhattan, NY, USA

A bit grainy, I managed to catch this guy looking right at me in the Grand Street subway station. I shot this picture through the window in the train going the opposite direction.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

May 6 - Union Square - Manhattan, NY, USA

A break in the rain brings out a young musician and his amp to the Union Square. Under signs for construction and an arrow for the green market he played a soulful guitar, slowing down the city to a proper speed.

Monday, May 4, 2009

May 4 - Lafayette Street - Manhattan, NY, USA

It has been raining here for a few days now. This is what you get when you try to do street photography in the rain. Not sharp but interesting.

Saturday, May 2, 2009

May 2 - Driggs Avenue - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Corner of Driggs Avenue and Grant Street in Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.

Friday, May 1, 2009

May 1 - Lexington Avenue - Manhattan, NY, USA

Jennifer or as she likes to be called Jen, was born in Brooklyn. Jen is 26 and lives in City Island in the Bronx. I photograph her during a rain in midtown Manhattan.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Apr. 29 - Battery Park - Manhattan, NY, USA

I waited for a while trying to find someone to photograph in front of this colorful fence in Battery Park. Then I thought the fence should be my subject.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Apr. 28 - Union Square - Manhattan, NY, USA

This couple performed some amazing acrobatics. Perhaps a street version of Cirque du Soleil.

Apr. 27 - Wall Street - Manhattan, NY, USA

Thomas Bishop works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. I shot Thomas as I was finishing up an assignment on the floor of NYSE.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Apr. 26 - 43rd Street - Manhattan, NY, USA

Frankie, looked up to let me photograph him while working on 43rd street at the new Bank of American building. Frankie was born in Trinidad and Tobago. You can see the flag on the side of his hardhat.