Posts tagged “NYC

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NYPD vs FDNY Boxing Match

NYPD vs FDNY Boxing Match


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

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Photo by Carlos Detres


Before She Goes to the Masquerade Ball

 

 

 

 

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Photo by Carlos Detres


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A Casual Rain Storm in Union Square

A Casual Rain Storm in Union Square


Desperately Looking for Inspiration From Lensbaby

This has been a great year in my career. I’ve been able to survive in New York solely on photography and have collaborated with a lot of people to give life to a vision. I’m totally grateful for all of this but have found myself lacking inspiration these last few weeks.

Yesterday, I went to Brotherhood Winery in Washingtonville, New York and brought my camera along for the ride. I hadn’t used my Lensbaby Composer Pro kit in a long time so I figured that I’d bring it and allow fun to seep into photography again (it’s easy to get burned out after a while). I purchased a tour at the winery. We went down into the cellars and the inspiration came at me with the damp, dank smell of this underground chamber. I reached into my camera bag, allowed certain feelings to come through and went nuts. I feel that this experience was all I needed to jumpstart inspiration so here I am, feeling as if I’ve returned from a long sleep.

Brotherhood Winery
Washingtonville, NY
July 21, 2013

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A photo of NYC’s new middle finger as seen from the James Hotel

Last night, I went to photographer, Ben Watts’ WattsUp wine party at Jimmy (the rooftop of the James Hotel). Besides being treated to free wine, cool people and an astounding view of Lower Manhattan, I couldn’t help to notice this huge middle finger sticking up from the bedrock of New York City. I think I’m in love with all 1776 feet of this building. You will never catch up working or going up there but it sure is pretty to look at and it goes well with wine, revelers and stormy clouds.

Jimmy
New York City
June 11, 2013

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Rock and Roll Burlesque at Tammany Hall

Rock and roll, contortionist acts, comedic illusionists, burlesque dancers on broken glass. What could go wrong?

Tammany Hall
New York City
March 20, 2013

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How Mardi Gras Ended in NYC

Astoria, NY
February 21, 2013

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Timo Weiland After Party at Le Baron

Chinatown seems to be the growing hot spot these days as I’ve noticed my work continues to take me there. There’s a lot to like about it. It has the sleaze and grit of the Lower East Side from 10-15 years ago and lots of places to easily fit in a speakeasy or venue. I had never been to Le Baron before this night but it got an A+ in my book.

The band that is playing is called Cable.

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(Photographed for UrbanDaddy.)

Le Baron
New York City
February 7, 2013