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Running Dog, (b&w) January 21, 2019

Running Dog, Panama 2.14.14 This is one of my favorite Bill Bytsura photographs. Near where I lived in Panama was a park, Plaza de Francia, near Las Bovedas in Casco Viejo. Some neighbors had a dog named Galleta, or cookie in English. Often times we would run into each other at the park and let our dogs play together. I created this shot with a  […]

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Reflections on a Building – January 20, 2019

Reflections on a Building, NYC, 5.31.15 The Freedom Tower, reflecting on a nearby building. Originally called the Freedom Tower, the owners changed the name back to One World Trade Center. The entire World Trade Center was rebuilt after the 9/11 attacks that brought down the Twin Towers. There were many proposals and designs for this site, bit NYC and it’s people were committed to rebuilding […]

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Dance! January 19, 2019

Dance! MMA – NYC 8.3.17 Dance, like no one is watching. Let it go, let yourself go, dance in front of a mirror, dance in front of your friends, dance naked.!!! Just take some time to dance the bad away, there’s so much shit going on these days. Give yourself a treat! Take a few minutes and interpretive dance your way to happiness! -Bill Bytsura 

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Gardenia – January 18, 2019

Gardenia, NYC,  7.23.17   Friday is for flowers! And who doesn’t like flowers?  “Sultry as a summer evening and as intoxicating as an exotic perfume, the scent of gardenias settles like a memory onto your soul. The blossoms are just as enticing. Buds shaped like seashells unfurl into velvet soft flowers in the warmth and humidity of early evening. But it’s the fragrance that captivates.” Today’s photo is a […]

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Kohlrabi – January 17, 2019

Kohlrabi, NYC, 11.25.15   Kohlrabi, or German Turnip. If you love Martha Stewart, she has some ideas of what to do with kohlrabi., or if Snoop Dogg is your man, he even has ideas for kohlrabi too! Even the Smithsonian weighs in with some ideas for kohlrabi.  The largest kohlrabi on record weighed 96 pounds, 15 ounces. That’s the record according to the Guinness World […]

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Coney Island Photo Fun – January 16, 2019

Coney Island, 7.10.2008 I think very few photographers would deny that Coney Island will always hold a wealth of possibilities for great photographs. One of the most famous images of Coney Island was created by Weegee was of the crowds on the beach. You can see many more examples of amazing photography from Coney Island here.  Another photographer. Harold Feinstein created some great images as well. You […]

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The Hulk @ Times Square – January 15, 2019

The Hulk @ Times Square, December 7, 2013 I don’t know of many New Yorkers that will voluntarily go to Times Square these day, unless they work there and are getting paid for it. It shed it’s seedy underbelly years ago that has been replaced by an upstanding family fun environment. I personally liked the old Times Square, the seediness and the grit was what […]

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Emma January 14, 2019

This was my dog, Emma. I took this photograph in Stuyvesant Square Park, probably around 2008-2009 in my old neighborhood. She was a great dog, everyone knew her name but didn’t necessarily know mine.  Around 1999 or so a friend brought a dog home, he found it tied to a bench in a park somewhere in New York. He had a dog and couldn’t keep […]

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Tired of Winning – January 13, 2019

A photo I took on East 91st and Central Park West. A sign indicating the Cooper Hewitt and Smithsonian Museum were closed due the the Government shutdown, more popularly know and the Trump Shutdown. I don’t know many Federal workers or anyone directly affected by this stupid shutdown, but the cultural institutions and National parks are affected and that is only the tip of the […]

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Manic Mandevilla- January 12, 2019

Mandevilla, NYC, 6.28.17   Funny what a difference a day can make… Photographed after a rainstorm in the summer of 2017, this a Mandevilla vine that grew in Brian Robinsons’ Bronx backyard. Here’s some information on growing this bee-yoo-tee-ful plant., it’s all in the name? And for those of you with green thumbs and some real estate you can dedicate to making the world prettier, this […]

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