Tag Archives: Gull


By Vladimir Brezina

As they meet to negotiate, both sides are optimistic. Unfortunately, it’s not a win-win situation…


For the outcome, see here.

A contribution to this week’s Photo Challenge, Optimistic.

Close Up

By Vladimir Brezina

The eye, window to the soul—

Close UpThe never-sleeping eye of a gull, a predatory bird

A contribution to this week’s Photo Challenge, Close Up.

Wild New Yorkers

By Vladimir Brezina

To survive and to thrive in the big city, it sometimes seems that New York City’s wildlife has diversified to fill much the same niches as the city’s human inhabitants…

Some specialize in being decorative

Some are charming hustlers

Others still are quick small-time opportunists

The hustlers just won’t take no for an answer!

Many establish societies, in plain sight yet with their own secret rules, in the interstices of the city

But all come to watch the sunset along the river…

(All photos taken yesterday in Central and Riverside Parks, Manhattan.)