The last time I was in New York one of the days was rain filled, but after dinner the sky cleared so I decided to venture out for an after dinner photo walk around Times Square with my 50mm. I thought it would be a good evening to capture some street scenes and details in the popular tourist attraction. The Times Square area can be seen for blocks around. The neon lights brighten up the night sky with lights from the stores, billboards and large entertainment screens. There is all types of stores, restaurants and entertainment nearby in both clubs and street entertainers. I’m going to first just share with you some of the images of Times Square and I’ll finish up this post with one of the people I met down at Times Square at the end.
Meet The Dark Knight or otherwise known as Jon during the day. He’s one of the street entertainers that you can find down at Times Square. He’s just trying to make a living, but he’s doing so with a smile on his face and most often will put a smile on the face of a tourist who wants their picture taken with him at Times Square.
Jon has dreams and goals and during most days he’s in a gym hitting the punching bag. He has a dream to be a prize-fighter and in fact this month will be in Atlantic City for a prize bout. He’s definitely fit and has a tremendous arm span. If you are ever in Times Square and you see Jon, be sure to stop by and say “Hi”. For a couple of bucks he’ll give you a great pose so you can have a souvenir photo with “The Dark Knight” as a memory of your trip down to Times Square. Be sure to wish him luck in his boxing career! Best of Luck to you, Jon!
Have a great weekend, everyone!