Posts tagged “new york

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On the eastern turf of Manhattan

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Character so creepy that the shot required nothing but simplicity

Character so creepy that the shot required nothing but simplicity

This photograph was done for NIGHTMARE: KILLERS2 haunted house. I went through the haunted house on Sunday and it left a mark — pleasantly disturbing. Go to hauntedhousenyc.com for more info.


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NYPD vs FDNY Boxing Match

NYPD vs FDNY Boxing Match


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Behind the Pepsi Cola Sign in Long Island City

Behind the Pepsi Cola Sign in Long Island City

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The Long Shadow of the Twin Towers

The Long Shadow of the Twin Towers

I wonder how the generation born around 9/11 will feel about the ensuing years, growing up in an era of war, tragedy and terrorism — things I didn’t have to worry about as a kid growing up in the 80s and 90s. This photo is about that question, which is expressed by the young girl on the bottom right corner who looks as if she could have been born around 2001 or thereafter. I thought the people in the photograph (who were old enough to know the tragedy of that day) could be me.


A Weed is Not Simply a Weed

This weed represents the simplest things we ignore and cast as an eyesore despite its beauty. I’ve found that people are often treated the same. So, “a weed is not simply a weed,” etc.

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Hank and Cupcakes

Hank and Cupcakes

Greenpoint, BK

Photo by Carlos Detres


Before She Goes to the Masquerade Ball

 

 

 

 

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Photo by Carlos Detres


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The Marquee Night Club, New York

The Marquee Night Club, New York


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Cigarette Drag

Cigarette Drag

A portrait I did in front of St. Marks of theatre producer, David Marcus.