Entries in the ‘Design’ Category:

The Met Museum’s Honky Tonk New Plaza

At last. The construction fences have finally come down and the Metropolitan Museum’s new David H. Koch Plaza has been unveiled for all the world to see. Except not really. Why? Because a horde of towering, mishmash food carts (I counted 24 yesterday) now forms a barrier along Fifth Avenue that blocks plaza views from [...]

Photographing Geometrics Above the Crowds

With so many dynamic building juxtapositions, striking shapes and compelling angles, midtown Manhattan is my Mecca for photographing architectural geometrics. Here are some reasons I like photographing these graphic slices of architecture above the streets: Purely geometric compositions don’t move.  There’s no need for focusing and refocusing every second when a building or a window [...]

Southern Sunlight and Shadows

Christmas in southern Virginia means warmer temps, bigger views of the sky, cozy chats with strangers and sunlight pouring into the house all day. Back in New York my windows have northern exposures, meaning only reflected sun rays make it into my apartment and then only for a few brief moments a day. So in [...]