Tribe NYC, A Group of Young Artists Living in the Good Ol’ Days

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A week ago, we came across Elijah and Manoah hanging out in Union Square, one of their regular meeting spots. With their 80’s retro clothes and high top hairstyles, they immediately stood out from the crowd and Guney had to take their pictures. Elijah and Manoah told us they belong to a group of like-minded individuals known as Tribe NYC, the members of which are recognizable by their retro fashion sense. More

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Skiing in a Winter Wonderland: Avoriaz

View of the mountains and the valley town below from Avoriaz.

Despite the Indian summer days we have been experiencing this week, winter is almost upon us, which means that the snowboarding season is too! In excited anticipation of the slopes, I am sharing these pics of Avoriaz where I spent a week snowboarding in 2008. More

Autumn colours in Upstate New York

Last weekend, I made the 5-hour drive to Upstate New York’s Finger Lake District to visit the University towns of Binghamton and Ithaca and to catch the autumn foliage. The nature parks, lakes and waterfalls in the area make for some amazing photo opportunities some of which you can see below.

Views of the river from the gorge trail that connects the 66m high Taughannock Falls to Cayuga lake, one of the glacial Finger Lakes. More

Bring to Light NYC 2011 “Nuit Blanche”

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Bring to Light is a free nighttime public festival of art in New York City that takes place simultaneously with “nuit blanche” events in cities around the world. Inviting emerging and established artists to make site-specific installations of light, sound, performance and projection art, the event creates an immersive spectacle for thousands of visitors to re-imagine public space and civic life. Bring to Light transforms streets, parks and the industrial waterfront of Greenpoint, Brooklyn set against dramatic views of the Manhattan skyline.

bring to light nyc

bring to light nyc

bring to light nyc

bring to light nyc

Murals / Graffiti of Bushwick, NY

Morgan Ave subway exit, Bushwick, NY

On our recent photoshoot with Tribe NYC, we went to Bushwick, NY, which has fantastic street art. I took some pics of the murals at the Morgan Ave subway stop. They immediately strike you as you exit the subway although you have to be sure to get the correct exit!

Mural, Bushwick, NY

Mural, Bushwick, NY

My article on “Tribe NYC”, a Group of NYC-based Young Artists

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Last Saturday, we met up with members of Tribe NYC, a group of New York-based young artists who share a passion for the music and fashion of the 80s. We took their pictures and found out more about their retro lifestyle. The full story and photos can be seen on guney.org

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