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NYguy Nov 24, 2008 2:34 PM

NEW YORK: Streets of Manhattan
 
A great photo gallery from s.nagel captures the energy of Manhattan's streets...


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davee930 Nov 24, 2008 3:51 PM

Awesome pictures of the best city in the world. Did you just take these?

Patrick Nov 25, 2008 12:39 AM

We need more pictures like these, they really do show the feel of the city.

drew11 Nov 25, 2008 8:52 PM

Those are amazing pictures. :)

NYguy Nov 28, 2008 2:38 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Patrick (Post 3932788)
We need more pictures like these, they really do show the feel of the city.

Yeah, there's something about the feel and flow of the city that always energizes me.

NYguy Feb 18, 2009 1:23 AM

Dan DC

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destillat Feb 24, 2009 6:14 PM

wow great pictures

10023 Feb 24, 2009 6:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Patrick (Post 3932788)
We need more pictures like these, they really do show the feel of the city.

Well, thankfully the whole city doesn't feel like the area shown in these photos. ;)


But they're good pictures if you're a fan of Times Square / South Midtown.

fleonzo Feb 24, 2009 11:27 PM

Great pics of mid-town....put up some more if you have them!:cheers:

NYguy Feb 25, 2009 12:30 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 10023 (Post 4107425)
Well, thankfully the whole city doesn't feel like the area shown in these photos. ;)
But they're good pictures if you're a fan of Times Square / South Midtown.

No, the entire city doesn't feel or look like these photos. But if you walk the streets of Manhattan, from the Battery all the way uptown (and certain areas of the other boroughs - with the possible exception of Staten Island), it all feels the same. In fact, many of those photos are from Downtown Manhattan.

NYguy Mar 5, 2009 6:52 AM

Ed Yourdon

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NYguy Mar 7, 2009 3:04 PM

Streets of Manhattan, Halloween edition...;)

From paul ark

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fleonzo Mar 8, 2009 1:12 AM

I love these shots of the "real people" of NYC!!:notacrook:

NYCLuver Mar 8, 2009 3:41 AM

Haha the Halloween pics look like fun times.

NYguy Mar 12, 2009 1:16 AM

^ Halloween is always great, especially at or around the parade.

Back to the city streets with pics from artcphoto

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More photos from artcphoto

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Another set from artcphoto

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NYguy Mar 20, 2009 1:54 AM

triplestate

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Puzzlecraft Mar 20, 2009 8:58 PM

Wow! What a fantastic set of pictures!

STLgasm Mar 20, 2009 9:56 PM

Nothing compares.

skellergroup Mar 21, 2009 2:35 AM

I miss nyc. Thank you.

tdawg Mar 25, 2009 5:05 PM

these are all fantastic

NYguy Mar 30, 2009 11:58 PM

Here's a set from Kesnerster

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NYguy Apr 1, 2009 12:24 AM

Set from RGP

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NYguy Apr 6, 2009 11:13 PM

Yvonne Lu

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NYguy Apr 7, 2009 12:01 PM

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Austinlee Apr 7, 2009 9:02 PM

These photos are everything that is good about city life. So many interesting people. And I really think New York is #1 in the world for diversity. Look at all the faces in these pictures. No other street scenes from other cities looks that global.



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NYguy Apr 8, 2009 12:04 AM

^ LOL, that's a classic.

NYguy Apr 11, 2009 10:48 PM

Trace Murphy

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NYguy Apr 12, 2009 12:22 PM

More from artcphoto

Wish I had the patience to take photos like this...

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:tup: Excellent work...:cheers:

koolkid Apr 13, 2009 2:07 AM

These pics rock. Theres a load of interesting characters in this city, it's amazing.
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Originally Posted by NYguy (Post 4191094)

I never thought I'd spot someone I recognize and seen before in these here pics. How strange. The girl with the pink stripes on her shirt is actually in a class of mine. She wispered the answer to question #3, of a quiz, to me just this tuesday. lol
How funny, eh? Thanks for bringing these over, they're sick.

NYguy Apr 13, 2009 12:02 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by koolkid (Post 4191927)
These pics rock. Theres a load of interesting characters in this city, it's amazing.

I never thought I'd spot someone I recognize and seen before in these here pics. How strange. The girl with the pink stripes on her shirt is actually in a class of mine. She wispered the answer to question #3, of a quiz, to me just this tuesday. lol
How funny, eh? Thanks for bringing these over, they're sick.

Cool. Maybe you should share this thread with her...(should be good for another answer or something...;) )

faisal Apr 14, 2009 8:51 AM

this thread rocks, please keep em coming, i actually enjoyed every single picture

NYguy Apr 17, 2009 7:34 PM

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Originally Posted by faisal (Post 4194432)
this thread rocks, please keep em coming...

As long as there are photographers in the Big Apple, they'll keep coming...;)
Here are 2 more sets...

One from totallyunknown

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And a couple from klaasmans

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OneMetropolis Apr 22, 2009 4:35 PM

The most eccentric city in the world NEW YORK!!!!!!!!

NYguy May 13, 2009 12:40 PM

Scotty

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Roaming May 13, 2009 5:32 PM

I LOVE THIS THREAD!!! :cheers: WOW so many people from all over the world and the USA walking so close to each other and enjoying such beautiful and exciting city. :cool:

NYguy May 16, 2009 11:48 AM

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Originally Posted by Roaming (Post 4247738)
I LOVE THIS THREAD!!! :cheers: WOW so many people from all over the world and the USA walking so close to each other and enjoying such beautiful and exciting city. :cool:

I love it too. It's sort of a "love letter" to New York and it's photographers. This thread, and a few others I've been working on here.




J Blough

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fleonzo May 17, 2009 1:32 AM

Great photos...you really captured the view from street level!! Keep them coming!:tup:

NYguy Jun 9, 2009 12:47 PM

Love this pic...

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NYguy Jul 2, 2009 7:33 PM

A few from jonnybaker.

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sopas ej Jul 3, 2009 4:12 AM

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I'm not a New Yorker, so forgive my ignorance, but I've always wondered what exactly these were, these striped pipes with the sawhorses beside them in the middle of the street that spew steam--- so what are they?

Cool pics, BTW!

NYguy Jul 4, 2009 12:55 AM

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Originally Posted by sopas ej (Post 4338699)
I'm not a New Yorker, so forgive my ignorance, but I've always wondered what exactly these were, these striped pipes with the sawhorses beside them in the middle of the street that spew steam--- so what are they?

They are an important part of the New York City infrastructure, but here's a quick answer:

http://en.allexperts.com/q/New-York-...team-Pipes.htm

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Some 30 billion pounds of steam every year flow beneath the streets of Manhattan from the Battery to 96th Street. While it is unknown to most New Yorkers, Con Edison's subterranean steam system is the biggest steam district in the world. There are 7 plants in NYC -- five in Manhattan and one each in Queens and Brooklyn. On a cold winter day, nearly 10 million pounds of steam at 350 degrees Fahrenheit flow each hour through 105 miles of underground mains. Steam is efficient and cost effective for high-rise buildings and most of it is used for heating and cooling.

sopas ej Jul 5, 2009 1:04 AM

:previous:

I see, so NYC uses steam to heat its buildings and such... very interesting. Although, I still don't know they would have to remove manhole covers and put pipes over them? Does this better ventilate the steam, and isn't that a nuisance to traffic?

NYguy Jul 11, 2009 9:19 PM

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I still don't know they would have to remove manhole covers and put pipes over them? Does this better ventilate the steam, and isn't that a nuisance to traffic?

There's always ongoing work. The system is very old, and much like other aging parts of the city's infrastructure, requires constant maintenance. This came to an explosive head a couple of years ago when it looked like a bomb had gone off in Midtown.

NYguy Jul 13, 2009 12:24 PM

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NYguy Aug 6, 2009 6:04 AM

AndrewPicconePhotography

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NYguy Aug 12, 2009 12:23 AM

Ed Yourdon

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J_M_Tungsten Aug 13, 2009 10:09 PM

i can not wait til i go on saturday now!! it seems like it might be a bit overwhelming though!

NYguy Aug 17, 2009 11:35 PM

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Originally Posted by J_M_Tungsten (Post 4404769)
i can not wait til i go on saturday now!! it seems like it might be a bit overwhelming though!

It's a lot to take in, but really not overwhelming. Just enjoy yourself and take lots of pics!

NYguy Aug 22, 2009 12:37 PM


I've seen this character around in that area, wonder if it's the same guy lurking the streets...this one looks like he has seen better days.

http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/..._times_sq.html

What the h-Elmo, man? Surly man dressed as 'Sesame Street' character hassles Times Square tourists

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'Elmo,' who demanded tips for a photo outside Planet Hollywood, wasn't happy when a Daily News reporter and photographer approached.

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The 'Elmo' imposter then attempted to grab our photographer's camera, but failed, only to apologize a few moments later.



BY Matt Lysiak and Leo Standora
August 22nd 2009


Elmo no like tourists, tightwads - or photographers.

At least a rogue version of the lovable "Sesame Street" character hassling passersby outside Planet Hollywood in Times Square Friday night didn't.

The dirty and creepy character demanded money from people and, when he didn't get it, swore and jostled them.

"No picture. No picture. You have to tip Elmo. You have to tip Elmo or Elmo gets angry," the imposter shouted as he stuck a filthy red paw over a Texas tourist's camera lens.

"What the hell, Elmo? Keep your hands to yourself," shouted Victoria Vought, 47, pulling away.


Wide-eyed at the loud to-do, Vought's son, Dylan, 4, asked, "What's wrong with Elmo, Mommy?"

"That's not the real Elmo. That's a bad Elmo," she quickly explained.

The explanation stuck because any kid will tell you the real Elmo, a furry red monster with large white eyes and an orange nose, is very upbeat and giggles a lot. And he's clearly not grungy.

Friday night's cut-rate imitation nearly got his orange nose bloodied by Ken Ross, a 32-year-old insurance agent from New Mexico, after he grabbed at Ross' camera.

"It's just a picture. Don't be rude, and don't touch me," Ross warned, adding, "Somebody should rap you."

The phony's temper finally got the best of him when a Daily News reporter and photographer tried to find out who he was.

He angrily lunged at the photographer but came up empty and then apologized.

"Look man, Elmo needs to make a living, too," he said.

NYguy Aug 30, 2009 10:45 PM

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