New York City – Squares and Circles…

New York City is HUGE!  It’s MASSIVE! It’s just like you would imagine after seeing it on TV and reading about it.  I discovered quite quickly that it is impossible to capture New York City in a photograph or many photographs.  How can you capture what your eye can see, in a picture?

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A small piece of New York City as seen from the observation tower at the Empire State Building – Sep 2017.

It’s a city of Squares & Circles and much more:

Times Square and Union Square (which aren’t really square in shape), the Memorial Pools at the 911 Memorial (which are squares).  Madison Square Garden – is a round arena with a rectangle for a rink.  You get the idea of what I’m saying.  Columbus Circle, traffic circles, archways and angles of the World Trade Centre and Brookfield Place on Vesey Street.  I will include a few pictures that I took that show the complex shapes and overall feel of how BIG the City really is.  I would go back any time and see, walk, eat and be entertained.  What a great City!

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Brookfield Place shopping centre and commercial offices near the 911 Memorial in New York City.

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Reflections around Bookfield Place, with the World Trade Centre spire in the background. New York Sep-2017.

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A piece of the Memorial Wall at the 911 Memorial in New York City.

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A reflection of New York buildings in the water of the 911 Memorial in New York City.

5 thoughts on “New York City – Squares and Circles…

  1. Love your photos! I like how you picked out all the “squares and circles”. My favourite is the final pic. The hole in the middle with the reflection of “upsidedown” buildings in the water. I lived in NYC during 911. That’s how we felt after the attacks. Upsidedown and missing something. I love how you captured that.

    • I can’t describe how I felt standing by those pools looking at all the names, realizing how many families and friends were effected. Thanks for the beautiful comment. I appreciate it lots!

  2. I love seeing your images, and reading your description of your travels! I don’t expect to ever get to NYC, but you’ve captured my imagination with your descriptive prose. Keep it coming!

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