I was a quite morning in the city I dreamed to live. The weather was mild for what is supposed to be the dog days of summer. It was another fantastic day for photowandering, precious even. I could not have asked for a better summer.
People were out. Some were sitting around reading. Others were out heading to work. It was they type of morning in New York where everything seemed calming .
The best thing to do was just quietly pass through. I did not disturb anyone. I just enjoyed the moments. This was not a problem for me. I was shooting with a 50mm lens this day and was in a pure photography mode. I just wanted to see and capture my world frame by frame.
When the 50mm 1.8 is on my camera I need to get a little pointless bokeh action. It’s fun for me. It’s my conceptual blackhole. I’m drawn to shallow depth of field like a moth to a flame.
But as New York wakes up and gets ready for their day I must acknowledge my mornings are finite. I have to go accept my reality and acknowledge that I have to go to work.
For my first cup of coffee, of the day, I treated myself to Birch Coffee. I was.a fantastic Flat White. Starting in the fall I’m giving up coffee shops for a while. Just making coffee at home or work. Generally speaking it’s going to make life cheaper. I may even begin Roasting my own coffee. I’m still contemplating this idea.
Technical it a was great morning for a photowalk. Lots of usable images. I can see the difference in my work from the beginning of the summer till now.