Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Highlights and Memories

Editor's note: The second-year Lambton College Digital Photography students are on a five-day work study visit to New York City. Follow our daily blog about the adventure. Each day students will share their thoughts on the experience. Please join us as we experience New York City 

By Elizabeth Hunt and Christina Watts



The five days spent in the busy bustling city of New York are behind us, but the memories will live on in our hearts and in our photographs. As we return to our lives here at Lambton College, we can’t help but reminisce about our time spent in the big city.



In a city that never sleeps, we found it difficult to make it home before the street lights came on. By night we explored new and exciting locations and pushed our creative and technical limits to capture the nightlife.



Everywhere we turned, the culture of New York City surrounded us. We were engulfed by it. Subway rides presented performances by musicians and engaging conversations with locals. Walks to galleries and museums lead to witnessing street performers attempting death-defying stunts or simply playing an instrument.

Throughout our travels, we were engrossed in the architecture, some of which was over 200 years old! From the older, Georgian style of St. Paul’s Chapel to the new, modern Oculus Station, the beauty of every new building we passed was enchanting. 

As our journey becomes a fleeting memory, we will not forget the challenge of capturing the crowds amongst the twinkling lights of Times Square. We will not forget the struggle of navigating the extensive subway system. We will remember the feeling of pride in finding our way in the swarming city and in the moments captured through our viewfinders.

Today we asked each of our students to select a couple of their favorite images from our journey.


A couple walks under a Renaissance sign in Times Square, New York City on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.  (John Hoseok Seo/Lambton College)

A man stares into his cellphone on the subway train in New York City on Sunday, October 16, 2016. (John Hoseok Seo/Lambton College)

Signed padlocks hang from The Brooklyn Bridge in New York City on Thursday, September 13, 2016. (Nicole Bowles/Lambton College)


A white rose indicates the birthday of a victim at the 9/11 Memorial in New York City on Friday, October 14, 2016. (Nicole Bowles/Lambton College)


Richard Beland stands on a subway platform as a train speeds by in New York City on Thursday, October 13, 2016. (Roxanne Monteiro/Lambton College)

A white rose honors the birthday of a lost citizen at the 9/11 Memorial in New York City on Friday, October 14, 2016. (Jessica Datema/Lambton College)
 
The moon illuminates the evening sky in New York City on Thursday, October 13, 2016. (Roxanne Monteiro/Lambton College)

An arch frames a doorway in Queens, New York City on Saturday, October 15, 2016. (Roxanne Monteiro/Lambton College)

A hug on a bench in Coney Island, New York on Saturday, October 15, 2016. (Seth Meyers/Lambton College)

A groom stands with his bride in Central Park, New York City on Sunday, October 16, 2016. (Seth Meyers/Lambton College)

A couple embraces each other in New York City on Friday, October 14, 2016. (Seth Meyers/Lambton College)
The Brooklyn Bridge is silhouetted by the evening sunset in New York City on Thursday, October 13, 2016. (Bryce Ottewell/Lambton College)
Three women prepare to take pictures in Time Square, New York City on Saturday, October 15, 2016.  (Sarah Barry/Lambton College)
A model takes a break during a photo-shoot in Time Square, New York City on Saturday, October 12, 2016. (Sarah Barry/Lambton College)
Unique architecture stands out against a blue sky at the top of The Rockefeller Center in New York City on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. (Nikki Gee/Lambton College)

The Brooklyn Bridge is silhouetted by the evening sunset in New York City on Thursday, October 13, 2016. (Bryce Ottewell/Lambton College)

An intersection below the Roosevelt Island Tram in Manhattan, New York City on Sunday, October 16, 2016. (Jesse Martens/Lambton College)
A fan marvels at the sight of Spiderman in Times Square, New York City on Saturday, October 15, 2016.  (Gina Robertson/Lambton College)
A young boy rides a scooter in Coney Island, New York City on Saturday, October 15, 2016.  (Gina Robertson/Lambton College)

A singer gestures to a group of students while performing Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself” on a subway train in New York City on Thursday, October 13, 2016. (Dana Sorensen/Lambton College)

The Skyline comes alive with lights in New York City on Thursday, October 13, 2016. (Nikki Gee/Lambton College)


Clouds pass over the Statue of Liberty in New York City on Thursday, October 13, 2016. (Jessica Datema/Lambton College)

Crowds rush by while walking across the Brooklynn Bridge in New York City on Thursday, September 13, 2016. (Elizabeth Hunt/Lambton College)
Musicians play their instruments in Central Park, New York City on Sunday, October 16, 2016. (Elizabeth Hunt/Lambton College)
The American flag waves in the breeze behind the Statue of Liberty in New York City on Thursday, September 13, 2016. (Elizabeth Hunt/Lambton College)
Vehicles pass over the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City on Thursday, October 13, 2016. (Christina Watts/Lambton College)
A building featured on the 1975 Led Zeppelin album “Physical Graffiti” stands tall in New York City on Saturday, October 15, 2016. (Emily Nutson/Lambton College

The Statue of Liberty stands out against a cloudy sky in New York City on Thursday, October 13, 2016. (Dana Sorensen/Lambton College)
A man serenades tourists and locals in Central Park, New York City on Sunday, October 16, 2016. (Bryce Ottewell/Lambton College)
A recent shopper of “Color Full” looks up as something catches her eye in Manhattan, New York City, on Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016. (Jesse Martens/Lambton College)
A man happily poses for a photo on a subway in New York City on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. (Christina Watts/Lambton College)
A woman walks on a subway platform in New York City on Thursday, October 13, 2016. (Christina Watts/Lambton College)


1 comment:

  1. Nice job, Christina and Elizabeth!

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