Archive for the ‘Manhattan’ Tag

Orange is the new black   Leave a comment

I loved how the sun illuminated this young man’s bright sneakers.

boy wearing orange sneakers

Posted April 23, 2017 by Lutz Braum in New York, People

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Waiting for a cab in Manhattan   4 comments

Caught this finely-dressed gentleman on the sidewalk in New York City. He seemed to be waiting for a cab or a ride.

Finely dressed gentleman in New York

New York Reflections   2 comments

From a recent stroll through Manhattan.

This mannequin looked like she wished to be outside:

I liked the various anglesĀ in this picture:

 

Canon 5D Mark II, EF 16-35mm
B&W conversion in Lightroom

Manhattan Skyline   2 comments

As seen at sunset from far, far away (i.e. the Jersey Turnpike).


iPhone, adjusted with Snapseed

Posted November 27, 2016 by Lutz Braum in Architecture, Landscapes, New York

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Birds Eye View of Manhattan   3 comments

Captured these while descending towards LaGuardia airport in New York on a gorgeous sunny summer day.

NYCflyover1

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iphone, edited with Snapped

Studying Hard   2 comments

Caught at the New York Public Library. ‘Nuff said.

NYPL Reading Room

Zeppelin Mooring   Leave a comment

Who knew that the top of the Empire State Building was designed to be an anchor for giant blimps, or dirigibles?

Empire State Top

However, it was tried only a few times, and when the Hindenburg burst into flames six years after the construction of the Empire State Building, dirigible traffic dwindled and the true purpose of the docking mast became obvious – it made the building the tallest building in the world at the time, beating the Chrysler Building. (Claiming that title was considered poor form – how refreshing, considering the incessant striving for superlatives these days!).

 

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