FOR ME THIS PHOTO IS JUST TOO BUSY. ALTHOUGH THE CABS AND THE TINGE OF FALL COLOR OF THE TREE TOPS MIGHT SAVE THE DAY. THAT'S WHERE MY EYE WENT.
thx Chris Fleisch and NG .superb
One of my not-so-secret sacred spaces of New York -- I've written and talked about it many times. This was obv taken while that art installation was (still is?) happening in the middle (thus the line of people on the right and this photo taken from it) but when that's not on and there are no skater kids racing around, it can be very calming to walk through the wall of fountain sound into the circle and sit -- especially BECAUSE of the contrast with how hectic it is just outside the circle. I meditate here sometimes, facing the fountain, situated so the park is beyond it -- in other words, to the right of the section of bench included in this picture. It's not quiet, but the falling water is like white noise.
What a clever image with plenty to look at. Very well composed with great vibrant colors and activity. A kind of, 'organized chaos'. Well done!
I would like to add the yellow of the trees too, Alexa Keefe.
The contrast in the colours and lines somehow produces a picture of harmony. That was what I thought, anyway.
@Myra Linara Good point!