Tuesday, December 15, 2015

On the Street…Seventh Ave., New York


Monday, December 14, 2015

On the Street…Crosby St., New York


Monday, December 14, 2015

On the Street…Broadway, New York


Friday, December 11, 2015

On the Street…Lafayette St., New York


Friday, December 11, 2015

On the Street….Crosby St., New York


Thursday, December 10, 2015

On the Street…Palais de Tokyo, Paris


Thursday, December 10, 2015

On the Street…Sixth Ave., New York


Wednesday, December 9, 2015

On the Street…Luca Rubinacci, Milan


Wednesday, December 9, 2015

On the Street…Prince St., New York


Tuesday, December 8, 2015

On the Street…Freddy Red, Inwood, New York

12615FredRedC8745This photograph represents three things I desperately needed at that moment in my life.


A subject to shoot.


A restroom.


And a cappuccino.


I spent a great day on Sunday riding my bike all around Inwood, Harlem and Washington Heights. This is about 200 hundred blocks from where I live in Greenwich Village, and after spending about four straight hours on the bike (and as any New Yorker knows Uptown Manhattan is very hilly), I was in desperate need of a restroom (this is a common but usually undiscussed challenge\need for any street photographer). In addition I needed a cappuccino to keep my energy level up, and most important of all, a worthy subject.


I found all of those precious gifts waiting for me in one spot outside the Starbucks in Inwood. This gentleman was as much of a character as his look would suggest and I didn’t think about it until afterwards, but I’m starting to believe that his name wasn’t actually Freddy Red. It just sounds a littttttlllleee too convenient. Makes me wonder what kind of wonderfully mischievous life this guy might be hiding OR his name really is Freddy Red and it was a fun encounter.


I look forward to my next trip Uptown.