11-25-14 A Sign Of Red Hook

This may be my favorite sign in the city.

Seen on a bridge over the Gowanus Canal (back in the past referred to as Lavender Lake due to its pungent smell, now apparently supposed to become the Venice of Brooklyn.)

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11-21-14 Weekly Photo Challenge: Angular

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Angular.”

The 3rd floor at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn

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Other angular views:

http://danbochat.wordpress.com/2014/11/21/weekly-photo-challenge-angular/

http://largeself.com/2014/11/21/weekly-photo-challenge-angular/

http://moondustwriter.com/2014/11/21/theres-always-an-angle-photography-poem/

http://vackrare.com/2014/11/21/angular/

http://lolako.com/wordpress-photo-challenge-angular-a-driftwood-shelter/

http://rigmormortis1998.wordpress.com/2014/11/21/photo-challenge-angular-lysekil-sweden/

http://hereisandrea.wordpress.com/2014/11/21/weekly-photo-challenge-angular/

http://msdiplomacy.wordpress.com/2014/11/21/angular/

http://schelleycassidy.wordpress.com/2014/11/21/weekly-photo-challenge-angular/

http://memorycatcher.me/2014/11/21/weekly-photo-challenge-angular/

10-20-14 ICP Borough Walk – Breakfast In Red Hook

Kristin Holcomb led her “Breakfast in Red Hook” Borough Walk through ICP this past Saturday. We were out for over five hours. If you walk with me you can see a few highlights from the first part of the day…

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10-4-14 Borough Walk-Sept 28: Williamsburg – Hipster Heaven to Jerusalem

Last Sunday I was the TA for the first of ICP’s fall Borough Walks. This one was led by the incomparable Andrew Lichtenstein, master of the Borough Walk.  (Damn good photographer and raconteur, as well) We went all about the neighborhood: gentrified; gentrifying; unsure; and old school Williamsburg. Many extraordinary sites around every corner, as block by block the neighborhood shifted.

Take a walk with me.

 

 

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10-2-14 Best Laid Plans

Go to hell quickly. I expected to be writing about the ICP Williamsburg walk and showing 15 of so photographs from it but between an internet and router outage and four hours on the phone with various companies getting that fixed and then another family computer problem, here it is 11:30 and I should have been in bed an hour ago…

Here is a picture that made it into the finals but did not make the cut.

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9-29-14 Weekly Photo Challenge: Nighttime 3 – Brooklyn Edition

Back to Nighttime.

I still have not posted my favorite night picture but I was in Williamsburg last night with The ICP class: From Hipster Heaven to New Jerusalem, led by Andrew Lichtenstein and this just jumped into my camera. Simple and clean.

Long time readers of QH may remember my write up of the brilliant Coney Island/Brighton Beach walk Andrew led back in May of 2013 or the Lower East Side walk in October of 2013.

This walk was equally good. Pictures to follow. Someday…

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My previous two attempts are here and over here.

Some other views of nighttime:

http://bonegirlpix.wordpress.com/2014/09/29/hotel-del-sol/

http://eyecandyvisionz.wordpress.com/2014/09/29/weekly-photo-challenge-nighttime-iv/

http://brindille33.wordpress.com/2014/09/29/weekly-photo-challenge-nighttime-2/

http://thetallblondestrawberry.wordpress.com/2014/09/29/weekly-photo-challenge-nitetime/

http://deepdishlife.wordpress.com/2014/09/29/photo-challenge-nighttime/

http://ramblingsfromjewels.wordpress.com/2014/09/29/weekly-photo-challenge-nighttime/

http://visualventuring.com/2014/09/29/night-light/

http://anawnimiss.wordpress.com/2014/09/29/of-blue-nights/

http://kakiewrites.wordpress.com/2014/09/29/nighttime-web-not-of-the-interactive-kind/

http://indahs.com/2014/05/14/rotterdam-blitz/

6-9-14 Weekly Photo Challenge – Room (Domestic Edition)

The challenge this week is Room.

My first thought: Here.

My second thought:

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Other roomy views:

http://ryanphotography.co.uk/2014/06/09/room/

http://nprimopiano.wordpress.com/2010/01/20/room/

http://ledotphotography.com/2014/06/09/weekly-photo-challenge-room/

http://artbea.wordpress.com/2014/06/09/weekly-photo-challenge-room/

http://silverleafjournal.wordpress.com/2014/06/09/a-room-apart/

http://jswunxin.wordpress.com/2014/06/09/weekly-photo-challenge-room/

http://visualventuring.com/2014/06/09/nyc-room/

http://davidmartinlee.wordpress.com/2014/06/09/room-to-breathe/

http://travel-stained.com/2014/06/09/weekly-photo-challenge-room/

http://closetolocal.wordpress.com/2014/06/09/weekly-photo-challenge-room/