Hopeless Wanderer: Village Edition

A Village Man in Washington Square Park; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

A Village man in Washington Square Park; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

By: Gabriela Yareliz

My favorite days are the ones where I wander around with my camera, observing and memorializing fleeting moments of loveliness and detail.

“To photograph is to hold one’s breath when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality.” Henri Cartier-Bresson

Below are some of my snapshots from my neighborhood: Greenwich Village.

Ready?

Here’s some fantastic background music for the tour (the 80s vibes in this song are just perfect):

Get your shoes on, and walk with me.
As you should in life, enjoy the details.

West Village; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

West Village; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

West Village; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

West Village; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

A Greenwich Village window; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

A Greenwich Village window; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

I love to look at the West Village doors; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

I love to look at the West Village doors; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

West Village doors; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

West Village doors; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Autumn in the village; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Autumn in the village; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Autumn in the Village; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Autumn in the Village; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

The Village; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

The Village; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

The Village; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

The Village; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Fifth Avenue near Washington Sq. Park; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Fifth Avenue near Washington Sq. Park; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

The Empire State Building (blocks away, from the Village); Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

The Empire State Building (blocks away, from the Village); Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Washington Square Park musicians; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Washington Square Park musicians; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

WSP Fountain; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

WSP Fountain; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Village life; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Village life; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Ello Poppet! Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Ello Poppet! Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

I always find the secret courtyards. They are all mine. Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

I always find the secret courtyards. They are all mine. Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

I always read these; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

I always read these; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Lying on a bench--my specialty; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

Lying on a bench–my specialty; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

The Gardens at St. Luke's; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

The Gardens at St. Luke’s; Belongs to: Gabriela Yareliz

“She wore flowers in her hair and carried magic secrets in her eyes. She spoke to no one. She spent hours on the riverbank…and had midnight swims.” Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things

 

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