Previously posted photographs
- 252: 2010, Times Square, NY.
- 251: Gabriel Orozco at MoMA.
- 250: Bloomberg offices, NYC.
- 249: Penn Station, NYC.
- 248: Midtown stroll, NYC.
Man with balloons, New Year's Eve, NY
New Year's Eve, I walked home from SoHo House. It was after midnight, and I had walked by the river. Turning east, and back towards the city, I passed few people on the west side. A slight rain had been falling steadily, but it wasn't enough for me to open an umbrella.
Crossing the west village, a balloon flew near the ground and I leapt to grab it by it's string. The cold air must have kept it from floating further, and I walked home with it trailing in my wake.
Nearing my house, I saw a man approach on the street with a bunch of balloons in his hands. I fumbled for my camera, clinging tightly to my own balloon, quickly took a reading, and snapped this photo. I had been taking photos of balloons all evening in celebration. I took some of the balloons that had floated to the ceilings of SoHo House. The next day I would take more, of balloons caught in lamp-posts, through the trees.