Tag Archives: street photography

Man wearing face masks reading at bench

Face masks in New York City have become a fashion during quarantine times. Most people use face masks when going to the market or at crowded places. As a New Yorker, I never thought I would see the day where face masks became a ubiquitous sight on the streets of the city. However, when the pandemic hit, it quickly became apparent that wearing a mask was crucial in preventing the spread of COVID-19. I remember feeling a bit self-conscious the first time I donned a mask in public, but as I saw more and more people wearing them, it became…

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Social distancing woman sitting alone at park nyc moment

Is social distancing affecting you negatively or is it helping you to innovate and become a better you? Social distancing in NYC was a very though challenge. Social distancing was an essential measure taken to slow the spread of COVID-19, but it also brought significant changes to the way we interacted with one another. For many New Yorkers, the once-crowded streets and bustling neighborhoods became eerily quiet as people stayed at home and practiced social distancing. Gone were the days of meeting up with friends for a drink or grabbing a bite to eat at a favorite restaurant. Instead, we…

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NYC Brooklyn street mural The William Vale

Since the 1980s Graffiti wall art forms part of New York City. NYC art murals are everywhere. You will find the coolest ones in Brooklyn. Take the subway train mainly the L train and get off at any of these stops: Bedford, Grand St or Jefferson. As someone who has always been drawn to the vibrant energy of New York City, I find the city’s art murals to be particularly inspiring. Here are four reasons why: They bring color and life to the city: New York City can be a busy and overwhelming place at times, but the art murals…

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