100 Days of Summer

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I’ve spent three summers pacing up and down the boiling blocks of Brooklyn and the Bronx trying to capture the playful festival-like energy of these New York City streets, and fire hydrants are what best exemplify this energy. When the valves are open, they release an incredible amount of happiness, pride and mischievous ingenuity. Water … Continue reading

Hasidic Brooklyn

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Walking in the Hasidic portion of Williamsburg in Brooklyn is a bit of a surreal and anachronistic relish. I found this isolated neighborhood, home of the ultra-orthodox Satmar community, particularly photogenic as it seems suspended in time and contrasts heavily with the continuous metamorphosis observed in adjacent neighborhoods. On Saturdays, during Shabbat, bearded men wearing … Continue reading

Winter Faces

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The winter being particularly clement this year, the streets of Brooklyn are busy and filled with interesting and photogenic visages. Here are some of my favorites so far. Images by Stephane Missier aka Charles le Brigand
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The Berlin Walls

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In 2005, Berlin was designated “City of Design” by the Unesco. I looked-up on-line as I was curious to see which criterion and characteristics were taken under consideration by the specialized agency to appoint the distinction. According to them, it is a blend of cultural landscape fueled by design (architecture, urban planning, monuments, public spaces, … Continue reading

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