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Citistorage warehouse fire
January 31, 2015
A fire has destroyed a waterfront warehouse in Williamsburg. I had a ringside view from across the East River.
Flying west
July 31, 2014
A small selection of aerial photographs of Montana and Washington.
Sousveillance
July 19, 2014
Recording the police -- simple voyeurism, or public service?
San Diego Fireworks
July 4, 2013
A small collection of photographs of the 4th of July fireworks display in La Jolla, San Diego, California.
Two wheels of folly
June 18, 2013
My third and final day of cycling is the shortest in terms of distance covered, but the least forgiving in terms of terrain.
Mammatus
June 10, 2013
A thunderstorm, a double rainbow, and mammatus clouds. Not bad for an evening's work.
Fireball
January 5, 2013
2013 starts with a bang, as a Quadrantid meteor blazes across the skies of the north-eastern United States.
Coney Island by Night
August 3, 2012
A trip to Coney Island for Jo Weldon's birthday party let me see Coney Island by night for the first time.
Manhattanhenge 2012
May 30, 2012
May 30th's Manhattanhenge fails to live up to its promise, providing a few colorful sunset photographs but little more.
9/11 Anniversary
September 11, 2011
Ground Zero on the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks: the people seem lost and confused.
Memorial Day 2011
May 30, 2011
Memorial Day, like many American holidays, is a continual puzzle to me.
Fishocaust
April 27, 2011
Hundreds die in a fire in New York's Nolita; no humans hurt.
House of War
April 14, 2011
Lebanon is militarized to an extraordinary degree, but it's a peaceful place for all that.
Tahrir Square
April 1, 2011
The Revolution returns to Tahrir Square for the after-party.
Snowpocalypse 2010
December 27, 2010
The Boxing Day snowstorm was brief but spectacular, and left New York covered with snow and disabled vehicles.
My neighbors say it with bullets
October 26, 2010
In which our supper is momentarily interrupted by my neighbors shooting at each other on the street.
Chinese New Year 2010
February 21, 2010
Lions and dragons and dogs in baby-carriages, oh my! It's Chinese New Year in New York again.
Mumbai terrorist attacks
November 26, 2008
The news from Mumbai is ugly, but it may get worse still if the attacks trigger inter-ethnic violence.
Incident on the LES
October 4, 2008
A shooting on the Lower East Side brings the police out in force.
Fourth of July
July 4, 2008
What I did on my Fourth of July holiday.
Tea with the sadhu
January 2, 2008
A tea break with the residents of a Hanuman shrine in Khajuraho.
Fire on the Bowery
November 29, 2007
Pictures from a fire at a lighting store on the Bowery.
Checkpoint
October 4, 2007
Chance encounters in the desert.
Bibi Fatima
October 3, 2007
A visit to the hot springs of Bibi Fatima in the Wakhan Valley, Tajikistan.
Fireworks
July 4, 2007
Photographs of the 4th of July firework display seen from the Lower East Side.
(It's a) Burning Car
May 24, 2007
A car spontaneously combusts in the street outside.
MoDo Madness
April 30, 2007
The mourning doves have landed, and the cat is going insane.
Fire and Police
April 4, 2007
High drama - and a touch of farce - on the streets of New York.
Confession
February 8, 2007
I am an unrepentant criminal. Here is my confession.
Lost in America
April 20, 2006
One thing I like about New York is the chance to see live music.
Chinese New Year
January 30, 2006
Photos from Chinese New Year in Cambodia
Phnom Penh
January 17, 2006
Back to Phnom Penh, which hasn't changed much in a year and a half.
Sony on the street
December 5, 2005
More questionable publicity for Sony.
Lao Kao
June 19, 2005
Welcome to Lamphang province - homebrew capital of Thailand.
24-hr party people
May 15, 2005
The first warm (Saturday) night in 2005, and the bands are on the march.

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