I think we can all agree and appreciate just how awesome this time of day is. The term itself comes from the French expression l’heure bleue, which refers to the period of twilight each morning and evening where there is neither full daylight nor complete darkness. The time is considered special because of the quality of the light at this time of day. Indeed, there is a perceived specialness about this time, it has left its influence on popular culture. Numerous books, films and songs are dedicated to this brief window of light.
This is a shot of manhattans west side as seen from Riverside drive. 4×5 kodak ektar 100 film, renders long exposures magically.
another shot from my large format winter series taken with Kodak ektar 100 film. The Lee ND filter I used brought out some of the subtle blueish tones of the cold sky and gave it some nice pop. The atmosphere on that day more or less looked exactly as captured by the film. Its an amazing structure to see in person, if your ever out in Queens, NY go visit flushing meadows park.
Constructed for the 1964/65 Worlds Fair. Hailing itself as a “universal and international” exposition, the fair’s theme was “Peace Through Understanding,” dedicated to “Man’s Achievement on a Shrinking Globe in an Expanding Universe”; although American corporations dominated the exposition as exhibitors. The theme was symbolized by a 12-story high, stainless-steel model of the earth called Unisphere.
Flushing Meadows Park, Corona Queens.
ast of the series on these remarkable structures. The remains of this particular structure, sad to say are no longer there. I went down to Riverside Drive last week and to my dismay, a lot of these structures had been removed.
kodak tmax 100/tmax developer
6x ND filter.
mamiya 7ii portra 400
rain set into the city yesterday, turned into a perfect day for some B+W and a chance to get reacquainted with an old friend…mr. holga 120n. So I headed over to central park, to enjoy some leisure shooting. Felt nice to have the park to myself, so to speak.