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Old 01-31-06, 08:55 AM
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Photos from New York... I did promise... (updated w/more pix)

Hi all.

I was last posting here towards the back end of last year, and especially in a few threads about people visiting New York. I said then that I'd upload my photos and let everyone have a look, so here I am...

Here's a few to start with from my trip November 24-27...


















































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Old 01-31-06, 09:16 AM
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Originally Posted by ChrisTurner
I used to work in this building, 180 Maiden Lane.

Nice pics, you managed to get in a lot of known spots.

No Central Park?
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The 2nd one is an awesome shot. Maybe framed a bit weird, but great pics.
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Pix 9, 10 and 11 are Central Park. I have a few more to add, but didn't really snap that many of the Park.

Arrgh! Now I'll have to go back and take some more

Managed to cram a lot into a short space of time. So much walking! I love the place. Will add some more when I've resized and uploaded.
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Originally Posted by The Bus
The 2nd one is an awesome shot. Maybe framed a bit weird, but great pics.
I know - it's slightly out. If anyone can skew it or do something techy to make it look better, let me know, as I'd love to fix the original.

Thanks.
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Grand Central looks a lot more elegant when I'm not blearily stumbling through the crowds at 8:55AM.

Were you here during the freakish warm-up?
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Those are some nice pics. Good job Chris.
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Originally Posted by TracerBullet
Grand Central looks a lot more elegant when I'm not blearily stumbling through the crowds at 8:55AM.
When I was there about 5 years ago, I had about a week to look around the city. I was never in a rush to do anything, and one of the things I found interesting about Grand Central was how beautiful and amazing the entire thing was--yet it was more useful than anything else to most of the people that were walking around.

It was like a museum to me, but something else to the NYC citizens...like maybe a bathroom or a kitchen. A necessity.

I love the pics, and really want to go back for a visit asap.
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Very cool! Thanks for sharing pics with us.
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sorry i couldnt resist
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Nice pics - thanks for sharing!
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Nice pics, what kind of camera do you have?
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What, no pics of Queens??? And you said you were visiting New York...
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Originally Posted by ChrisTurner
I grew up 3 blocks from there, that's my neighborhood. Gray's Papaya...
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Originally Posted by ChiTownAbs, Inc
Nice pics, what kind of camera do you have?
These were shot on a Fuji FinePix S602 Zoom - nothing major... however I am just about to purchase a Canon 5D and set up to the next level.
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Originally Posted by LurkerDan
I grew up 3 blocks from there, that's my neighborhood. Gray's Papaya...
Am a big fan of Die Hard III - so went to check it out (sad eh!). Ate a couple of hotdogs too... Bargain!
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Originally Posted by TracerBullet
Were you here during the freakish warm-up?

Freakish cool-down I think!! Was something like -7 degress windchill on our night of arrival, and we went to the top of the Empire State Building!! Brrrr freeeezzzzinngg!! Just about thawed out now
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awesome pics!! Statue of Liberty pic is amazing. Framed perfectly!!
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Originally Posted by ChrisTurner
Am a big fan of Die Hard III - so went to check it out (sad eh!). Ate a couple of hotdogs too... Bargain!
It used to be an even better bargian, was 50 cents for something like 20 years. And it's open 24 hours, can't beat that. During high school there were many times I remember coming out of the subway at 3am, drunk as shit, and yay, I could get a couple of good hor dogs if I had one buck left in my pocket.

It was also great for all the homeless guys, they only needed to score a couple of quarters and they could get a dog.
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Originally Posted by ChrisTurner
Freakish cool-down I think!! Was something like -7 degress windchill on our night of arrival, and we went to the top of the Empire State Building!! Brrrr freeeezzzzinngg!! Just about thawed out now
Too bad, you missed some nice weather.
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Nice pics. It's been a couple years since I was back there, but I had a great time. Sadly, that was before I had a camera, so I don't really have much to remember it by.

I'd love to go back to NYC soon.
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Originally Posted by Charlie Goose
I used to work in this building, 180 Maiden Lane.

Nice pics, you managed to get in a lot of known spots.

No Central Park?
you worked at Goldman?
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Very nice. I went to NYC last summer and had a great time.
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Nice pics!
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Originally Posted by Vandelay_Inds
If you have more, and feel so inclined, please share.

I really liked the ones you showed.

Thanks for that, and to everyone who's commented on them. I'll upload some more later this week when I get an hour or so.

Check back
Chris

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