Large Christmas Ornaments

These large Christmas ornaments are found in front of the building at 1251 Sixth Avenue on Sixth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. This is along a stretch with lots of different giant Christmas decorations such as the Giant Christmas Lights. Across the street from  this display is Radio City Music Hall (you can see the reflection in the glass behind the ornaments). Also … Read More

Giant Christmas Lights

You can find these giant christmas lights in front of the McGraw-Hill building, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, in New York City around Christmas time. This stretch has a lot of very cool Christmas decorations like this so it is defiantly worth checking out if you are visiting New York City around Christmas. These giant christmas lights are a very short walk … Read More

Ground Zero Memorial

This is our JFK assassination. Our Pearl Harbor. Where were you when…. moment. The moment that changed a generation. So when Paul and I took the kids to New York City before Christmas 2013, the Ground Zero Memorial was on my short list of places to see. It was our last full day in NYC and raining. We stood in … Read More

Pay Phone

You can always tell a trip is going to be a good one when the minute you step off the plane at your destination the kids find something new (even if it is really something old). Tyler walked off the plane at the LaGuardia airport and immediately saw pay phones. Of course he didn’t call it a pay phone, to him it … Read More

Turn Around

Where do you think this picture was taken? It’s a nice nature scene right? Actually it’s Central Park in New York City (one of the biggest cities in the world). This is about as far away from what I think of as being in nature as you can get. Standing at this dock is where I took the Bow Bridge … Read More

Manhattan Skyline

This is the view of the Manhattan skyline from Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York City. We knew that while we were in New York we wanted to get some pictures of the Manhattan skyline, the problem is the buildings are so tall it is hard to get a good, open view. From Brooklyn Bridge Park there are views of many … Read More

Night Photography – The Brooklyn Bridge

This picture is of the Brooklyn Bridge taken from Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York City. Night photography provides new and unique photo ideas that people usually don’t think about. If you feel like you keep getting the same pictures over and over give night photography a try. The different lighting and colors can give you new perspectives, and make scenes that seemed boring during … Read More

Bow Bridge, Central Park New York City

This picture is of the Bow Bridge in New York City’s Central Park. The Bow Bridge is the first cast-iron bridge built in Central Park and the second oldest in the United States. The Bow Bridge is located Mid-Park at 74th St., west of Bethesda Terrace connecting Cherry Hill and the Ramble and spans 60 feet across the lake. Along with being … Read More