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Old Dec 13, 2010, 9:33 AM   #11
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It's also the city that never sleeps, I suppose because there are always people, cars, and taxis up and about no matter what time of night you come out. The subways and buses run 24/7, too. The only time I got to walk the streets of Manhattan very late at night was when my wife was in the hospital. Normally family was not allowed to sleep overnight in patients' rooms but the hospital was pretty lax. I went out to get toothbrush, toothpaste, and a slice of pizza. And I suppose since the following day was trash collection day, I saw two classic Macintosh computers and a beige leather couch along the curb on the upper east side fronting a high-rise apartment building. I wish I had our family minivan with me I would have picked them up. I've never used a Mac before and the leather couch looked clean.

#15) Even when you're strapped for cash, do not rule out the cab. If there are four of you and the trip is short you'd each pay about the same as you would for subway fare.
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Old Dec 22, 2010, 3:09 PM   #12
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The cop in Times Square even followed and understood my explanation about slow shutter speeds to make people invisible like what I was attempting was really cool.
OMG!, I was wondering why NY looked so deserted in the first few shots !

BTW, amazing shots...I love NY more and more !
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Old Dec 23, 2010, 12:27 AM   #13
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A great tour and I liked the dialogue to go with it too. Especially liked the first 4 few - superb colour and clarity. Maybe if in #4 if you had used an even longer shot then you would have had better light trails ? #14 is a very interesting shot because of the better trails !
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Old Dec 23, 2010, 12:46 AM   #14
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I just love your city-scapes...!

You've definately got a nice style to your work, bravo...!
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Old Dec 23, 2010, 1:52 AM   #15
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I was there early last year, for my first and so far only visit. I'm surprised to see no snow.
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Old Dec 23, 2010, 10:53 AM   #16
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Thanks a lot, all, for the compliments.

#16) NYPD cop feeding the pigeons in Times Square.
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Old Dec 23, 2010, 12:45 PM   #17
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HAAA...!

Did he actually turn on the the Bubble-Gum lights to do that...?
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Old Dec 25, 2010, 1:22 AM   #18
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Goodness you are so good at this cityscape photography. I certainly enjoy watching and following your post! Thank you for another exciting set of splendid photography! Peace, Frank
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Old Dec 25, 2010, 11:32 AM   #19
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One thing that's always puzzled me. Why is it named Times Square, when it isn't a square or even a rectangle, but a triangle?
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Old Dec 25, 2010, 1:51 PM   #20
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A "Square" is one of the terms used from earlier days as the place or point in a town or
village where everyone would gather for social or religious events... There are other terms
that mean a similar thing like "Common" and "Green" as well as many others...

I'm sure that long ago when NYC was just a wooden hut village "Times Square" was one
of those gathering places...

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