My Favorite Photos

+ Favorite Photos - 2016

Portland Head Light
Empty seats
Fire Escapes
Snake charmer
The Grant
Somesville Bridge
Fog at Sunset
Crown Fountain
Aiming High
Washing clothes
The Facade
Sand Beach
Red sky
Fall in Acadia
City Bikes
Prize Balls
The Meadow
Peeling paint
The cloud
Cairns
Reflection on the Cloud Gate
Oculus Details
Lime buildings
Lower Manhattan Skyline
Longhorns
Bonfire
A new day
Inside the Church
Splashing waves
Minnions
Freedom Tower
Peony
Sunrise
Oculus
Sikh Temple
Empty Barn
Building reflection
Texan Boots
Crocuses
Freight Car
Empty turnstiles
Play room
Always remembered
Two peppers
Drying Jeans
The Arcade
Morning on the Lake Palace
Bees on a dahlia
Onion and Peppers
Golden Dome
Sunrise in Mumbai
Close shutters
Empty Sky Memorial
Boats
Oculus
Old Train Station
Lanterns
Stranded
Pink Dogwood
Palette
Aqua Tower
City Palace
Lake Palace Hotel
Food arrangement
Oarsman
Green Door
Stuck in traffic
Fireplace
From the balcony
Low Tide
The Anchor
Columns
Playing the ravenhatta
Crocus
Resting
Motorbikes
Riding the bike
Spring is arrived
White Tulip
Inside the cherry blossom
Light Fixtures
White petals
Always remembered
Freedom Tower
Mother Gorilla
Butterfly
Ganga Aarti Ceremony
Washing clothes
Waterpark
Close Doors
The dancer
Blue Train
Dragon’s Shrill
Leucantha
Temple Carvings
Rocks at low tide
Somesville Bridge
Vegetables for sale
Amber Fort
Super Moon on the Memorial
Turban
Urban Decay
Sidewalk reflection
Fire escapes
Sandy meadow
Door ornament
Golden Pond
Strange sign

Portland Head Light

The Portland Head Light is a historic lighthouse in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. The light station sits on a head of land at the entrance of the primary shipping channel into Portland Harbor, which is within Casco Bay in the Gulf of Maine. Completed in 1791, it is the oldest lighthouse in the state of Maine. (Wikipedia)

Empty seats

Empty seat at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at the Millennium Park in downtown Chicago.

Fire Escapes

Fire Escapes of a building in Soho, New York.

Snake charmer

A snake charmer in Jaipur performing for the tourists.

The Grant

The Grant is a luxury condo complex near the Field Museum and Soldier Field in Chicago,

Somesville Bridge

One of the most recognized and photographed man made structures on Mount Desert Island is the arched wooden foot bridge in Somesville that sits next to the historic Selectmen’s Building - C. 1780.

Fog at Sunset

Fog on Cadillac Mountain (Acadia NP) at sunset ... not much of a view but nice colors.

Crown Fountain

Crown Fountain is an interactive work of public art and video sculpture featured in Chicago's Millennium Park, which is located in the Loop community area. Designed by Catalan artist Jaume Plensa and executed by Krueck and Sexton Architects, it opened in July 2004.

Aiming High

The Trump International Hotel and Tower, also known as Trump Tower Chicago is the second tallest building in Chicago, Illinois.

Washing clothes

A brightly dressed woman washing clothes in a lake close to Udaipur, India

The Facade

A colorful building facade on Monroe Street in Chicago.

Sand Beach

The famous Sand Beach in Acadia NP.

Red sky

A red sunrise on Castle Harbour, Bermuda.

Fall in Acadia

An empty road in Acadia NP flanked by beautiful fall foliage.

City Bikes

Bicycles for rent stands are more and more common in many big cities across the World.

Prize Balls

Prize balls inside an arcade machine.

The Meadow

A meadow with fall colors in southern Maine.

Peeling paint

Peeling paint on an old door in St. George, Bermuda.

The cloud

A nice cloud at sunset In Bermuda.

Cairns

Cairns along the shore of Bar Harbor, ME.

Reflection on the Cloud Gate

Chicago's iconic buildings are reflected on the Cloud Gate. The Cloud Gate, also nicknamed The Bean is a public sculpture by Indian-born artist Anish Kapoor is the centerpiece at the AT&T plaza on the Millennium Park in downtown Chicago

Oculus Details

Details of the new Calatrava-designed PATH train station in lower Manhattan.

Lime buildings

Colorful buildings are a trademark of Bermuda.

Lower Manhattan Skyline

A dramatic sky over the Lover Manhattan skyline.

Longhorns

Texas longhorns parading in Forth Worth, TX.

Bonfire

Bonfires lit on the beach to celebrate the 4th of July.

A new day

A nice sunrise on Castle Harbour in Bermuda.

Inside the Church

Inside the St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. The Church was built in 1836-40.

Splashing waves

Waves hitting the rock in Tucker's Town Beach, Bermuda.

Minnions

Minion toys in a game machine.

Freedom Tower

One World Trade Center (also known as the Freedom Tower is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City. It is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, and the fourth-tallest in the world. The supertall structure has the same name as the North Tower of the original World Trade Center, which was completely destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The new skyscraper stands on the northwest corner of the 16-acre World Trade Center site, on the site of the original 6 World Trade Center.

Peony

Details of a peony in full bloom.

Sunrise

A nice sunrise on Castle Harbour in Bermuda.

Oculus

The highly anticipated and very expensive Oculus structure at the World Trade Center transportation hub is now open to the public. The Calatrava's designed $3.9 billion structure serves as connection between New Jersey's PATH trains and New York City's subways.

Sikh Temple

A tower of a Sikh temple in New Delhi, India.

Empty Barn

An empty barn at a horse farm in NJ.

Building reflection

A nice reflection off a skyscraper in Downtown Chicago.

Texan Boots

Boots for sale in a specialty store in Forth Worth, TX.

Crocuses

Blooming crocuses.

Freight Car

Detail of a freight car in India.

Empty turnstiles

Empty turnstiles at the new WTC Station in New York City.

Play room

One room inside the old Udaipur City Palace.

Always remembered

A rose next the the name of a victim of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. May they rest in peace and be always remembered.

Two peppers

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Drying Jeans

Drying jeans at the Dhobi Ghat open-air laundry (the largest of the world) in Mumbai, India.

The Arcade

An empty walking arcade in Agra, India.

Morning on the Lake Palace

An early morning shot of the lake Palace Hotel in Udaipur, India.

Bees on a dahlia

Closeup of bees on an orange dahlia.

Onion and Peppers

A study of vegetables.

Golden Dome

A detail of one of the golden domes at the Agra Fort, India.

Sunrise in Mumbai

Sunrise on the bay of Mumbai with the Gateway of India on the left.

Close shutters

Close shutters inside a room of the City Palace in Udaipur, India.

Empty Sky Memorial

Empty Sky is the official New Jersey September 11 memorial to the state's victims of the September 11 attacks on the United States. It is located in Liberty State Park in Jersey City at the mouth of Hudson River across from the World Trade Center site. Designed by Jessica Jamroz and Frederic Schwartz, it was dedicated on Saturday, September 10, 2011, a day before the tenth anniversary of the attacks. (Wikipedia)

Boats

Colorful boats on the Ganges River in Varanasi, India.

Oculus

Another view inside the Oculus structure at the World Trade Center transportation hub. The Calatrava's designed $3.9 billion structure serves as connection between New Jersey's PATH trains and New York City's subways.

Old Train Station

The Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal, also known as Communipaw Terminal and Jersey City Terminal, was the Central Railroad of New Jersey's waterfront passenger terminal in Jersey City, New Jersey. Millions of immigrants cleared at nearby Ellis Island, started their first journey in America from this station. (Wikipedia)

Lanterns

Lanterns on the floor of the Lake Palace in Udaipur, India.

Stranded

A fishing boat in the low tide of Elephanta Island in the Mumbai Harbour.

Pink Dogwood

A nice pink dogwood flower in NJ.

Palette

Trying different colors on a palette.

Aqua Tower

A tall apartment building in downtown Chicago.

City Palace

The City Palace of Udaipur seen from the Lake Pichola.

Lake Palace Hotel

The Taj Lake Palace Hotel sits in the middle of Lake Pichola in Udaipur.

Food arrangement

Food for sale at the Jaipur Fort, India.

Oarsman

An oarsman rowing in the early morning on the Ganges River in Varanasi, India.

Green Door

A green door in a house on the way to Agra, India.

Stuck in traffic

Taxis stuck in the heavy Mumbai traffic.

Fireplace

A warm fire brightens a cold winter day.

From the balcony

The balconies inside the Taj Palace Hotel in Mumbai, India.

Low Tide

Boats stranded in the low tide of the Mumbai Bay in front of the Elephanta Island.

The Anchor

A rusted anchor on a ship anchored in the Mumbai Bay.

Columns

A marble colonnade in the Agra Fort, India.

Playing the ravenhatta

The ravenhatta is a bowed Indian fiddle that has a rich history and the instrument itself is quite ornate. It has jingle-bells attached to the long bow, and the bowl at the bottom is made of a cut coconut shell. To cover the opening, goat hide is stretched tight to the outer shell. Bamboo acts as the long neck of the instrument, while the strings are made of both steel and horse-hair. “Throughout the medieval history of India, kings were patrons of music; this helped in increased popularity of [the] ravanhatta among royal families. In Rajasthan and Gujarat, it was the first musical instrument to be learned by princes” (Wikipedia).

Crocus

A blooming crocus signal the arrival of spring.

Resting

An auto rickshaw driver resting inside his cab.

Motorbikes

Parked motorbikes in an alley in Udaipur, India.

Riding the bike

A farmer riding his bike in a field of mustard.

Spring is arrived

A blooming crabapple is signaling the arrival of spring.

White Tulip

A falling petal from a white tulip.

Inside the cherry blossom

A different processing for a cherry blossom closeup.

Light Fixtures

Modern Light Fixtures in a Delhi restaurant.

White petals

The beauty inside a white tulip.

Always remembered

At sunset, the sun casts a golden circle of light on the names engraved in the Empty Sky Memorial at Liberty State Park,NJ. This memorial is dedicated to the people of NJ who died on 9/11. May God be with them and their families.

Freedom Tower

A night view of the Freedom Tower and the lower Manhattan skyline.

Mother Gorilla

A female gorilla holding her baby at the Bronx Zoo in New York, City.

Butterfly

A nice butterfly at the Bronx Zoo.

Ganga Aarti Ceremony

A group of priests daily in the evening at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi perform the "Agni Pooja" (Worship to Fire) wherein a dedication is made to Lord Shiva, River Ganga (the Ganges), Surya (Sun), Agni (Fire), and the whole universe.

Washing clothes

A woman washing clothes at the communal well in a village near Agra, India.

Waterpark

The end of the waterslides at Hurricane Harbor waterpark.

Close Doors

Colorful doors at the City Palace in Udaipur, India.

The dancer

A traditional dancer in Udaipur, India.

Blue Train

Detail of a passenger car at the Agra station, India.

Dragon’s Shrill

The Dragon’s Shrill is a modern sculpture by the Chinese artist Yuyu Yang. Within his artwork, Yang incorporated symbols of the dragon and the phoenix, as well as the earth and the sky, and other thematic pairs prominent in Chinese philosophy. He used these symbols to display the duplicity and interaction of opposites in nature. This sculpture is on permanent display at the NJ Grounds for Sculpture.

Leucantha

Leucantha by Philip Grausman. Grausman's fine workmanship and choice of material, cast aluminum, gives Leucantha a silky complexion making her seem ageless--belonging to no specific period of time. The female head is carried gracefully on a muscled neck imparting inner strength and self-assuredness. This modern Sculpture is at the NJ Grounds for Sculpture.

Temple Carvings

One of the incredible carvings in the temples of Nagda, Udaipur.

Rocks at low tide

Rocks at low tide in Acadia NP, Maine.

Somesville Bridge

Another take of this famous bridge. This man made structures on Mount Desert Island is the arched wooden foot bridge in Somesville that sits next to the historic Selectmen’s Building - C. 1780.

Vegetables for sale

Some vegetable snack for sales at the Fort in Jaipur, India.

Amber Fort

Renowned for its combination of Hindu and Mughal architecture, the Amber Fort is located about 11 km from Jaipur in Rajasthan. The citadel was the seat of the Kachhawa Rajputs who ruled Amer in Rajasthan before the capital was moved to the present day Jaipur. The construction of the fort was commenced in 1592 by Raja Man Singh I over the remnants of an earlier fortified structure. The fort was built with red sandstone. It was modified by successive rulers for 150 next years.

Super Moon on the Memorial

The recent Super Moon shines over the Empty Sky Memorial in Jersey City, NJ.

Turban

An old man wearing a nice turban in Udaipur, India.

Urban Decay

An abandoned lot in SOHO, NY waiting for a new construction.

Sidewalk reflection

A building reflected in a pool of water on a Michigan Avenue sidewalk.

Fire escapes

Fire escapes in a building in SOHO, New York.

Sandy meadow

A meadow next to Sandy Beach in Acadia NP, Maine.

Door ornament

A broken wooden door ornament in SOHO, NY.

Golden Pond

A nice foliage reflection on the Jordan Pond in Acadia NP, Maine.

Strange sign

A strange sign posted on a construction site in SOHO, New York.