Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Pretzel Stand - New York City (2020)

Twisted Logic

It was a beautiful autumn day under clear blue skies. The light was so pure that I didn't have to make any edits to the image file. I didn't alter the color, contrast, or white balance. I just added a bit of sharpening and cropped the image to a square, eliminating a couple of people who were walking on the right side of the frame.



a photo of a pretzel stand near central park in new york city
Pretzel Stand - New York City (2020)



An acquaintance remarked that the photo reminded him of the cover photo on Steely Dan's Pretzel Logic album.

I looked up the Pretzel Logic album on, where else, wikipedia. It turns out that the album photo was taken just a few blocks north of where I captured this shot on Fifth Avenue. Central Park served as the scenic backdrop for both photos.

Decades later, the legacy of New York pretzels lives on!


Camera: 
Sony a7R IV
Lens: Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS


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