Black and White Photography - Vol. II

Dave Beckerman Photo Blog (New York Photography)

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Bethesda Passage - Ceiling

25 July, 2008 (13:01) | 3 comments

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Dawn. Sigma 30mm @ F1.4



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Walking Dead - De La Vega

8 July, 2008 (12:45) | No comments

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I may need to start a separate category for De La Vega. This was 2004.



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5:12 to Second Avenue

5 July, 2008 (18:02) | 7 comments

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Korean Deli, Night

5 July, 2008 (06:05) | 2 comments

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In New York, and I guess in other cities as well, the Korean Deli is always open all night. I once asked the owner of this one if he had many customers at night. No, not really, he said. Maybe around midnight we have a few but after 2 a.m. you don’t see anyone until maybe 5 a.m. (which is when this was taken).

So why, I asked don’t you close down at night, I asked. He seemed genuinely puzzled, but after a moment said - it was because his father always had it opened all night. We both looked around the deserted store and smiled at each other. I asked him for permission to take a few pictures and he shrugged his shoulders as if to say - knock yourself out.

(Sigma 30mm f1.4 @ asa 800 and f2.0)

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The Lipstick Cafe

3 July, 2008 (16:38) | 2 comments

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I’m not going to say that the Lipstick Building is my favorite New York building - but it is one of them.  I returned several times at night trying to figure out why I couldn’t get this shot right - and of course it turns out that it needed to be in color.



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Empire City

29 June, 2008 (13:44) | No comments

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This city: what a bunch of boxes within boxes . You’re probably sitting in a box right now as am I. How could anyone possibly escape.



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Glass Building

29 June, 2008 (13:34) | No comments

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Took a quick trip to the Top of the Rock this morning. Air quality was awful, but I managed a few interesting shots of nearby buildings.



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Diner Police - New York

3 June, 2008 (09:29) | No comments

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