(There's info about my NYC photo book below too! => Direct link to book: bit.ly/photobooknyc )
I have been photographing New York City during snowstorms at night for the past 5 years. When it comes to experiencing New York City in the snow, I relish the challenge. The more gusty, snowy, and brutal the storm, the more of a chance that I will be out in it traipsing around New York City with my cameras in tow.
When I heard that the MTA was suspending all transit service (and most vehicles) at 11 pm, I made the decision to take the train up to the Upper East Side prior to 11 pm to deposit myself up there with the intention of walking from the Upper East Side to Times Square and then walking the several miles back to the Lower East Side (whew!!).
The streets were eerily empty. Emptier than they are usually at night during snowfall.
Since there was a ban on all vehicles aside from snow plows and emergency services, there were practically no cars at all on the streets. Even taxis were banned from the streets!
I walked in the middle of avenues and streets that are usually teeming with cars.
There was an eerie sense of calm.
It was magical.
This is part of a post that I posted to my NYC photography blog. If you are curious enough to look at the photos there (it's prettier!!), here is the link to the post:
<a href="http://nythroughthelens.com/post/109291619025/new-york-city-snow-winter-storm-juno-i">New York City - Winter Storm Juno</a>
* Obligatory book information :):
As mentioned above, my New York City photography book full of my photography and writing released in stores/online worldwide recently. Here is info on how to purchase the book online and in stores:
There are a few options online:
1 - The book sold out three times on Amazon U.S. but is thankfully FULLY back in stock (sigh of relief). You can order it here:
2 - The book is also in stock over at Barnes and Noble. You can either pick up a copy in store or you can always order it online there:
4. - The book is available in the U.K. in Waterstones, Foyles, The Guardian Bookshop, WHSmith, Blackwell’s, etc.. as well as Amazon U.K. here:
5- The book is also available in a ton of other stores here in the U.S. including Walmart, the Strand, as well as many other independent retailers. It is also available throughout Europe, Australia, and parts of Asia.
** Full information about the book (sample pages, retail and online ordering and buying info, photos, info about my background) here:
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