The streets of Brooklyn were mostly empty. The few brave souls outdoors wore masks, scarves, or bandanas around their faces to keep virus at bay. A sign posted on a lamppost encouraged neighbors to stay connected in spite of the shelter-in-place order, now in its second month. And yet, the flowering trees still bloomed. Their message: your worldly illusions have been shattered, but deep within the earth, it’s business as usual.
The east and west banks of the Schuylkill River are part of Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park which — at 4,180 acres — is the largest landscaped park in the United States. Following are a few pictures captured on Easter Sunday along the east bank of this majestic river. Flowering trees, a sparkling blue river, bridges, and towering skyscrapers lend themselves to an aesthetically pleasing panorama. A young couple snuggles together beneath a copse of Dogwood trees in bloom. Upriver, a pre-teen […]
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On a sunny spring afternoon in our nation’s capital, ordinary people went about their ordinary lives. Images © 2013 by Gina Marie Lazar Lovrencevic. All rights reserved.
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Tired of this? Well, so am I. Winter, you’ve overstayed your welcome! I’m ready for this, and changing our clocks for Daylight Savings Time this weekend here in the United States serves as a gentle reminder that spring is right around the corner. (Thank heavens!) Minnesota Trees © 2009 by Gina Marie Lazar Lovrencevic. All rights reserved.
Germantown is a neighborhood tucked neatly away into the northwest corner of Philadelphia proper. Although nowadays it consists of both residential and urban streets, Germantown was decidedly rural at one point in time. George Washington and his family owned a summer home here, where they would take respite from the bustling streets of Philadelphia (which was still our nation’s capitol at the time). Below, you will find a few modern images of Germantown as seen through a Nikon lens on […]