Ten Polaroids~ Upper West Side

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Manhattan’s Upper West Side is synonymous with timelessness.  Photographing something timeless allows the photographer to choose how to capture these moments and share them, either referencing a time passed or the present.  While nothing can last forever, the look of it may be able to transcend time and place, and come to rest in a space more suited for our memories than reality.  I headed out one winter’s weekend in New York for a walk around my neighborhood to capture the places and sights that stand to represent an area of New York, and for me, a certain time in my life.  I shot these nine images with my Polaroid 440 Land Camera and black and white instant film.

This series was also featured on My Upper West