Holiday Windows in NYC 2015

I had an early evening after a gig and opted to walk around and get some shots of the various windows and holiday light set ups. I took a look at Bergdorf Goodman, Lord & Taylor, the Rockefeller Christmas Tree and Saks Fifth Ave (that was a crowded mess), and Macy’s.

The start of lights on the street up around the 60s.

The start of lights on the street up around the 60s.

The Plaza has a lot of wreaths.

The Plaza has a lot of wreaths.

High above Fifth Avenue it hangs.

High above Fifth Avenue it hangs.

Bergdorf Goodman:

Looks like a circus.

Looks like a circus.

A mardi gras inspired design.

A mardi gras inspired design.

It's like Baz Luhrmann meets the medieval times.

It’s like Baz Luhrmann meets the medieval times.

Moving south:

They look like fireworks (and moved as well).

They look like fireworks (and moved as well).

Fairly typical light design.

Fairly typical light design.

Wreaths at the Polo store.

Wreaths at the Polo store.

Reindeer over the entrance to The Peninsula.

Reindeer over the entrance to The Peninsula.

Rockefeller Center:

The crowds keep to the dark for a nice effect.

The crowds keep to the dark for a nice effect.

I had to fight to get this unobstructed view.

I had to fight to get this unobstructed view.

A narrower view is not always better.

A narrower view is not always better.

Making the shutter faster to focus just on the lights.

Making the shutter faster to focus just on the lights.

Taking away the shadows, which ups the noise and shows off peoples' phones.

Taking away the shadows, which ups the noise and shows off peoples’ phones.

The full effect of the Saks Fifth Ave light setup (it moves and has music).

The full effect of the Saks Fifth Ave light setup (it moves and has music).

Moving south again:

Creepy elves in the window.

Creepy elves in the window.

NYPL lions get wreaths.

NYPL lions get wreaths.

Looks like a party is going on inside the library.

Looks like a party is going on inside the library.

Lord & Taylor:

L&T takes advantage of the construction awning outside.

L&T takes advantage of the construction awning outside.

That is a lot of lights.

That is a lot of lights.

A festive clock in the window.

A festive clock in the window.

It's a gingerbread army.

It’s a gingerbread army.

Bakery treats!

Bakery treats!

Macy’s (the first time in awhile I like the windows):

Macy's from across the street.

Macy’s from across the street.

The window line.

The window line.

Peanuts for the win!

Peanuts for the win!

Ice skating.

Ice skating.

You can interact with this piano.

You can interact with this piano.

Best tree ever!

Best tree ever!

This window changes a whole lot.

This window changes a whole lot.

Find the Red Baron!

Find the Red Baron!

A happy ending.

A happy ending.

A bigger version of the tree.

A bigger version of the tree.

Santa looks at the tree.

Santa looks at the tree.

Next week: Javits Center at sunset.

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About nsantasier

I am an actor, fight choreographer, playwright, and photographer based in and around NYC. I shoot on a Canon Rebel T5i with either a Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens or a Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.0-5.6 IS Telephoto Zoom lens as they are the only lenses I currently own.
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