thanks, eva – i sometimes like to focus on the most mundane aspect of a scene (in this case, the fence) and let the traditional subject matter (the people) become abstract. Its an aesthetic I’m still working on but I think it has promise. Thanks for your comment.
thanks, dawnschuck – glad you like my set. These images were captured with a Canon DSLR and colors/saturation tweaked with Photoshop. I captured these images over the course of three days walking around Manhattan – something I do all the time. More to come, so stay tuned.
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Beautiful shots!!! I pass by a basketball court on 96th and lex all the time and it always makes me want to stop. Watching through the fence almost feels like voyeurism 🙂 Did you take a lot more shots than that and just filtered out the best? What camera do you use?
I’ve never had anyone express concern that I’m observing children. I guess I don’t give off a creepy-guy vibe. If there is scene with kids that I think has the potential for creating something interesting, I’ll make a point of engaging with the parents – not asking their permission, but just making some small talk so they know that at least I am very comfortable and confident in what I’m doing there.