Male White-troated Sparrows are so bright in Spring.
I was amused by the Ruddyducks swimming along in the reservoir without looking.
Fist signs of Spring.
The charming Jefferson Market Library has lots of interesting history. For example, Stamford White’s murderer, Harry K. Thaw, was arraigned there.
Follow the links for the details.
The Victorian Gothic style building was designed by architects Frederick Clark Withers and Calvert Vaux (who also helped design Central Park). It was erected (along with an adjacent prison and market) during the years 1875 to 1877.
Shot with Samsung Galaxy 8+, edited in Lightroom and OnOne.
Messing around in Photoshop with images photographed on February 10, 2018 in Central Park. I used many layers with luminosity masks, filters, other masks, inverted images, color masks, and edge detection.
We went to Central Park on Saturday 2/12/2018 to do a bit of bird watching. We joined a group of friends on a Linnaean Society of New York birding trip. The highlights were a a Sharp-shinned and Cooper’s Hawk. It was a mild, gray, wet day. We saw 33 species of birds.
Marc took some arty shots with his cell phone.
Built in 1910 this building is just off 5th Avenue, not far from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. We went to see the Michelangelo exhibit.