Sparked by significant warming in mid September highlighted by a record 91° F reading on September 24th that smashed the previous mark of 89° F set in 1959, the New York City metro region experienced a two-month mini-Spring that lasted until the morning of November 10th when the mercury plunged from a balmy 50° F at the start of the day to a record low of 24° F on the morning of November 11th (breaking the 1933 mark of 29° F). During this two-month period, “fueled by surges of warm air from t…
Hall of Fame Photos, album created on May 21, 2013
21 items in total.
Nature Photos, album created on May 24, 2013
49 items in total.
Macros and Close-Ups, album created on May 24, 2013
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March 3, 2017Never has good weather felt so bad. Never have flowers inspired so much fear. Never has the warm caress of a sunbeam seemed so ominous. The weather is sublime, it’s glorious, it’s the end of the world. Run for your lives!  With temperatures consistently breaking 50º F and 60º F and a peak high of 70º F on the 24th, February 2017 with a mean temperature of 41.6º F set a new record for the warmest February in history in the New York metro area. The previous mark of 40.9º F had bee…
May 26, 2016Many times the decision to exhibit or permit a public exhibit of photographs featuring the nude (aesthetic or erotic) art is not an easy decision since the delineation between legitimate art and pornography may appear to be blurred. Examples of this paradox exist when one considers the sculptures at the Kandariya Mahadeva Temple in Khajurâho, India, 19th century Japanese Shunga art, and the jury finding that a collection of photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989) featured in The Perfec…