Only 10 days to go before Under Glass opens at Le Petit Choiseul, and every picture is framed and ready to go. But my journey to France will be a somewhat circuitous one – I've taken some of my best images in New York over the years, so I'm really looking forward to spending seven days there... en route to Paris!
I have a wish-list of locations to visit photographically, and top of that list are several places where the New York Subway runs on an elevated section above ground – remember that scene from The French Connection with Gene Hackman driving “underneath” the train? A good one seems to be in Manhattan on the Q line, near Canal Street; another out in Brooklyn, where Line 3 runs on Livonia Avenue. We'll see!
Before I go to New York, I'm giving a talk to Pinner Camera Club on my previous project, City Shapes, photographed in London. I've enjoyed re-visiting all my prints in readiness.
So here, in my opinion, is the best of New York and City Shapes...