Buildings & Architecture

A cold night in later fall – downtown White Plains

A cold night in later fall – downtown White Plains

Managed to snap this photo just as the sun was going down.  I think I was about a half mile due south from Trump Tower at the time.    Trump is the high-rise on the far right.   The early evening was cold but the sky was particularly compelling with rich color […]

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The Upper West Side – Our “river town” to the south…

Coming from Westchester and being a “Hudson River watcher” – I often find myself looking south towards the NYC skyline.  Westchester residents often look towards the easy commute as one of the biggest perks of living here.  But we often see ourselves as somewhat set apart from the city.  But […]

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Victorian Charm & Fall Colors – Lyndhurst – Tarrytown NY

Victorian Charm & Fall Colors – Lyndhurst – Tarrytown NY

While touring the grounds of Lyndhurst the other day, I came across a Victorian cottage in a sea of golden light.  It was late afternoon  – or the so-called golden hour when the light has this wonderful golden glow.  The picture I saw in my head  was so characteristic of […]

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Bringing the outside in – sun-drenched rooms can be a challenge…

This is one of those technical blogs that can leave most people’s eyes rolling.  But in the end, its the final effect that counts. Home buyers L-O-V-E  sun-drenched rooms.   But real estate agents often find them a  nightmare to capture on camera.  Either the windows are a blown out […]

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Even small home listings can benefit from professional photography…

Nothing to see here right?  Its just a small house, nothing fancy or impressive.  Just move right along… Many agents think that way.  But there are some who just go that extra mile for their clients and recognize a home that can benefit from an extra push from pro-photography.  When […]

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Downtown White Plains at dusk – the clock tower…

Downtown White Plains at dusk – the clock tower…

The second in a series of photos I took in downtown White Plains at dusk.  Some things just have a different look at twilight.  The clock tower looks quite dramatic all lit up with the vibrant sunset in the background. I was somewhat lucky because I happened along at the […]

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Twilight Photography – Giving a home or business that extra pop….

Twilight photography is becoming increasingly popular with listing agents and small business owners.   Listing agents with higher end homes are particularly interested in giving such listings the extra “pop”  that only sunset or twilight shots can offer.

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Twilight Photography adds a twist to winter real estate photography…

Twilight Photography adds a twist to winter real estate photography…

Let’s face it, taking exterior shots of homes and condo complexes for real estate photography is  challenge during the winter months. The trees are bare, if there isn’t a fresh coat of snow on the ground, you are stuck with grass that is a pure excuse for green, nothing is […]

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Grace with grit – Washington Heights NYC…

Grace with grit – Washington Heights NYC…

Truth be told, I really like Washington Heights.  I had worked there at Presbyterian Hospital during the 90s and have a real affection for the area.  At that time, crime rates were sky-high, but nearly 20 years later, much has changed and I am happy to see the area that […]

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Sights of the season…more holiday lights…

Sights of the season…more holiday lights…

I liked the symmetry of this house. The shot I took deliberately emphasizes this fact and the  occupants further emphasized that symmetry with their choice of lighting.   Some  decorations are very secular, this had more of spiritual feel with a strong touch of pure celebration.  An interesting, if somewhat […]

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