project 365: day #2

today i took some shots on my commute from gramercy to grand central. laden with bags and camera gear, as per usual. but i always manage to find a place for my camera around my neck. this scene caught my eye for a couple of reasons: the geometry of the pipes and beams and the narrative it tells about city life. everybody is in their own space going about their business. when walking through the city, new yorkers put up invisible barriers. they’re not interacting at all. god, i love the city!


~ by jacobbmurphy on January 2, 2010.

4 Responses to “project 365: day #2”

  1. Love this one Reggie.

  2. Nice shot. You live in Gramercy? I stayed at the Gramercy Park Hotel a few years ago, loved the place, love NYC, hope to get back there soon.

  3. […] project 365: day #36, ludlow again with putting up boundaries in the city. physical and emotional boundaries. some people keep themselves in a state of social quarantine in one of the most diverse cities in the world. i’m not saying that these two should be buddies, but this picture illustrates the point well. as does day #2’s picture. […]

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