I made the rounds with my camera slider in Midtown all throughout December in hopes of capturing the sort of merry melancholy that I always feel this time of year in NYC -- the contrast between all the upbeat holiday hoopla you can find around any given corner with the bittersweet introspection of having survived another 365 days in this crazy town.
Canon 5D Mk. II ML RAW 1880x800
VAF-5D2B Anti-Aliasing Filter
Canon 35mm F2.0 USM IS
Canon 24-105mm F4 L IS
Canon 85mm F1.8 USM
Konova K5 Slider (80mm)
Zoom H1 Recorder (for city ambience)