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Autumn by the Hudson

Some consider winter the time of death and desolation but I disagree. Winter for me is the incubation, the child in the womb, the seed beneath the soil waiting for the moment to sprout. Autumn, rather, is the time of melancholy and retrospection. Most of the trees here in New York are now bare, but before the leaves fell our friend the Brooklyn-based graphic & web designer Emily E. Owen (website here) caught these photographs of New York in the brilliant crepuscular light. The views are from Fort Tryon Park at the very top of the isle of Manhattan.

This post was published on Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 10:02 pm. It has been categorised under Featured New York Photos The Hudson and been tagged under , .
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  1. MWK
    3 December 2010
    11:04 am

    These photographs are gorgeous. They make me miss New York!

  2. Steve M
    4 December 2010
    12:53 pm

    Just beautiful. Thanks for brightening up my day with these.

  3. Alessandro
    5 December 2010
    7:16 pm

    Andrew,

    Very nice. The colors down here in North Carolina have been particularly splendid, as well.

    Warmest wishes for a blessed Christmas and happy New Year!

  4. Alberto
    7 December 2010
    10:19 am

    Good to see you back in familiar territory. The photographs are beautiful.

  5. valeria kondratiev
    7 December 2010
    4:33 pm

    Fall in New York is so beautiful! I think it is probably the most beautiful part of the year in this part of the world.

  6. Steve T.
    13 December 2010
    2:57 pm

    “The views are from Fort Tryon Park at the very top of the isle of Manhattan.”

    If by “the very top of the isle of Manhattan” you mean the highest elevation of the isle of Manhattan, you are correct; but if you meant the furthest northern point of the isle of Manhattan, you have shamefully slighted the entire neighborhood of Inwood.

    Pistoles at dawn? Or do you prefer the épée?

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