Tag Archives: Night

4-10-14 Night Shot

Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems. -

Rainer Maria Rilke


Last night it felt like spring. Almost everyone on the streets had clearly made a decision to dress as if it was 5 degrees warmer than it was and the wind was blowing 5 mph less. I just decided to wander around with the camera and play a bit.




Ghosts everywhere.

1-9-14 Dusk To Dawn

“There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk.”

Jean-Paul Sartre

Dusk 1-8-14

Dusk 1-8-14

Dawn 1-9-14

Dawn 1-9-14

9-22-13 Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines To Patterns: Hoyt Street, Brooklyn Edition

This weeks Photo Challenge is From Lines To Patterns. My first attempt is here.

Last night my long time friend Chris Havens held a party to celebrate a zero birthday.  His apartment has a roof deck. I took this picture at about 8:30 pm. I thought it came at the challenge obliquely but fit it well.

From Lines To Patterns 2-2

As always, here a some other views.

weekly photo challenge: from lines to patterns | Wood Rabbit Journey

Weekly photo challenge II: From lines to patterns | The (Urban-Wildlife) Interface

Lines and Patterns: Weekly Photo Challenge | Resident Alien — Being Dutch in America

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines To Patterns | Chronicles of Illusions

Sky | The Voice from the Backseat

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns » Quack of Dawn

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns | Random Acts of Photography

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Pattern « Life&Ink

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns | Untold Contemplation

The Adventure of Being Alive | Broken Light: A Photography Collective

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns | Heather’s Helsinki

10-17-12 City Nights

Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.

Rupert Brooke

I haven’t shot in midtown at night for a while. I need to do so more often. It is one of my great pleasures…

Travel Theme: Night

Ailsa’s theme this week was night…

Full moonrise from Highland Light in Truro, MA

6-30-12 …1 WTC

Hot night last night. After dinner in downtown we (Roy, Anne, Katherine and I) took a walk to the World Trade Center site. I didn’t have the camera but here is an iPhone pic.

and since one iPhone pictures deserves another. A view of the Hudson from April 16th

5-4-12 The Dark End Of The Street

Here is a long and silent street.
I walk in blackness and I stumble and fall
and rise, and I walk blind, my feet
trampling the silent stones and the dry leaves.
Someone behind me also tramples, stones, leaves:
if I slow down, he slows;
if I run, he runs I turn : nobody.
Everything dark and doorless,
only my steps aware of me,
I turning and turning among these corners
which lead forever to the street
where nobody waits for, nobody follows me,
where I pursue a man who stumbles
and rises and says when he sees me : nobody.

Octavio Paz



12-6-11 Horror Show

I'll go check it out. Wait here. I'll be right back.

What the second dead guy in a horror flick always says.

5-4-11 A Cold Night On The River

What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn’t have any doubt — it is sure to get where
it is going, and it doesn’t want to go anywhere else.
Hal Boyle

I wasn’t able to get to the river until late last night. I had a project to handle in the morning, an interview in the afternoon and a class last night and it was pouring when I got up. I didn’t make it down to the river until almost 10 pm.

We moved back into mid-April weather…rainy and cold.  The river was almost deserted but it was a great way to end a very long day… the river almost always calms my mind.

I  shot at 3200 ASA. This is pretty grainy and there is a real color shift.  I love the way the camera sees things at night…

Addendum to 5/3/11 Post:

Several people have told me they didn’t understand yesterday’s post. I guess I just assumed everyone knows the movie This Is Spinal Tap or at least has been exposed to this scene…Spinal Tap – Stonehenge… oops, my bad.  Moving along…

4-1-11 The Atlantic Sturgeon (is not in this picture)

Had not shot the river at night.

Since this shot is Katherine’s choice from the shots taken today, I thought including information on The Atlantic Sturgeon was appropriate.   The  information is courtesy of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Tastefairy's Blog

Just another WordPress.com site

Photography Journal Blog

The ramblings of a photographer who is trying to improve


The blog of Irish photographer Hazel Coonagh

Mabel Kwong

Asian Australian, multiculturalism and diversity

Jean's Photography Blog

Looking at life in a whole new perspective

gossamer dreams

Confidence in nonsense is a requirement for the creative process

Photo dreamin'

Have camera, will travel...

photo roberts blog

ich zeige euch meine stadt wie ich sie sehe

Renard Moreau Presents

Cool Miscellaneous Thoughts

Resource Magazine

Photo. Video. Lifestyle.

Ruth E Hendricks Photography

"Place, with a trace of humanity" Photography/Photo of the Day/Pittsburgh

The Boston Harbor Picayune

The Boston Artists' Life on a Dime -An Online Newspaper

The Panama Adventure

Moving to Panama, The Story of Our Experiences




Vermont photographer - Portraits and Landscapes - Burlington, VT | Andrew Gimino Photography

Young, Old Mid-Hudson

Exploring what makes historic sites in the Mid-Hudson appealing to high school and college-aged people

Break Room Stories

Service Industry Stories and More Since 2012

Travels and Trifles

Expressing Thought Through Photography


Lust auf Individualität?



A Mixed Bag

A poem ... A story ... A Photo ... Something Else


Life-Nutrition-Health-Poetry-Travel- Art-Photography...More

Food, Photography & France

Journal of a food photographer living in France

Rainbow Bakery

Photographing the rainbow of life


art and practice

50 Year Project

My challenge to visit 192 countries, read 1,001 books, and watch the top 100 movies

Northwest Frame of Mind

At home in my corner of the world

Broken Light: A Photography Collective

We are photographers living with or affected by mental illness; supporting each other one photograph at a time. Join our community, submit today!

The Spanking Diary

mischief, spankings, love, and other magic

The Quotidian Hudson

A daily look at a historic river and more

Marina Arruda



Art. Design. Nature. Inspiration

See What Eye See

Nikki's Images

Where's my backpack?

Romancing the planet; a love affair with travel.

Project 365 by Kenneth Todd

One Photo a Day for the Year - Reflecting Life......

Daily Propaganda

au courant photography by kurt wahlgren

♥ Snippets of Life ♥

My life in photos

Life On Earth

'Putting it all together; taking it all apart.'

Into The Woods

Trail running in the Hudson Valley

Wind Against Current

Thoughts on kayaking, science, and life

Seasweetie's Pages

One Woman On A Quest for Peace, Joy and the Write Words


Bits and Pieces of Life


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,002 other followers

%d bloggers like this: