A Natural Embrace

A Natural Embrace

As I prepare to take a short trip into downtown Cleveland for a little street photography, I’m reminded of what was probably my most photo worthy trip.  It was 2003 and my family traveled to NYC for a family wedding.  We stayed for several days and saw as much of this great city as we could squeeze in.  While walking around in Central Park one day, I came across this scene.  The rock embracing the tree and the tree embracing the rock just fascinated me.  Furthermore, I was amazed that this scene was in the heart of NYC and not out somewhere in the wilderness!

When I chose to convert this photo to black and white, I loved the full range of tones that it contained.  It’s one of those photos that hangs in my home.

Advertisements

About Kolman Rosenberg

My interest in photography began as a college newspaper and yearbook photographer during the stormy 1960s and 1970s. I was influenced by many of the great photojournalists and documentary photographers such as W. Eugene Smith, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Gordon Parks, Margaret Bourke-White and other black and white photographers of Life Magazine and the earlier Farm Security Administration. Though many of these photographers documented the horrors of war and the plight of poverty, they also showed me the dignity and adaptability of human beings in their desire to prevail.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to A Natural Embrace

  1. Lee says:

    very nice Kolman. Cool that you still have the print.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s