A stroll through the Park


On my last trip to New York I spent a little bit of time in Central Park at a couple different times of day.  On this particular day, the last night day that I was in the city, I stopped by around sunset.  My original plan was to capture reflections of the Manhattan skyline the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir.  Unfortunately, I grossly misjudged how long it was going to take my to walk from 33rd Street up to the reservoir, which is a little over halfway through the Park.  Seeing as I was there a bit too early and not wanting to waste my last night there just sitting around, I snapped a few shots and was on my way.  The first one above was of one of the trees that was one I took on my way back, just around the corner from the Mall.  The sun was coming through the trees nicely and I couldn’t resist the sun flare.


The next one is of one of the trees that was around the trail that surrounds the reservoir.  The trees had just bloomed probably a few days before and the evening light was hitting them perfectly!  No HDR for this one either.


Finally I have one of the walking trail itself, and I am standing under the tree that I featured in the previous shot.

Thanks for stopping by today everyone.  See you all tomorrow.

  • Navin Harish - May 3, 2012 - 6:54 am

    Awesome shot. I love the sun in the first shots and the secnd one has great use of shalow DOFReplyCancel

  • Rich McPeek - May 3, 2012 - 7:14 am

    Great set Dave! Wonderful work! Love the sunflare in the first one!ReplyCancel

  • Jimi Jones - May 3, 2012 - 7:30 am

    Killer flare in that first shot, man. That walking trail makes me want to hop the train and get back to the Big Apple. Very nice work, Dave!ReplyCancel

  • Curt Fleenor - May 3, 2012 - 7:48 am

    Man, the flare in the first shot is just insane!ReplyCancel

  • Rick Louie - May 3, 2012 - 8:30 am

    Wow, so envious you were able to capture the cherry blossoms in the park. I wanted to do that, but wasn’t able to get out to the city in time this year…again.ReplyCancel

  • Len Saltiel - May 3, 2012 - 8:50 am

    Excellent images Dave. Your NYC stuff is great. Nice timing with the cherry blossoms and the flare in the first image is killer.ReplyCancel

  • Steven Perlmutter - May 3, 2012 - 9:47 am

    Love the sunflare in that first shot.ReplyCancel

  • Jim Nix - May 3, 2012 - 11:25 am

    nice shots Dave! I haven’t been to NYC in several years and your images make me want to get there soon, well done!ReplyCancel

  • A.Barlow - May 3, 2012 - 12:02 pm

    Nice set sir. Looks cool with that sun flair. The flowers are awesome as well.ReplyCancel

  • edith Levy - May 3, 2012 - 11:27 pm

    Beautiful set of images Dave. I love the sun flare in the first one.ReplyCancel

  • Chantal - May 4, 2012 - 2:41 am

    that blossom is so nice to seeReplyCancel

  • Jeline - May 4, 2012 - 5:38 am

    Those photos are really eye-catching.. I am sure a lot of photographers will agree with me here..ReplyCancel

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