A really really cold New York winter

Playing in the snow

I recently landed in New York for one of the coldest winter days on record! The temperature officially reached -16 degrees Celsius (3 degrees Fahrenheit), though it felt like about -23 degrees Celsius with the wind kicking in.  I had just flown in from Europe where I thought I would have experienced the coldest weather on this trip. If you just want to get to the photos - please head straight to my gallery at http://elusivelycaptured.com/gallery/a-new-york-winter/. I was only in New York for four days with a number of scheduled work meetings.  In between these meetings, I managed to snap a few pictures using the Olympus OM-D E-M1 and the Voigtlander 17.5mm lens to document my couple of days in New York.  This was an easy combination to use with gloved hands, though I went through about 5 batteries at -16 degrees.  It really was a cold couple of days and a good work out for my camera.  The only issue I had with the camera was that the electronic view finder (EVF) ended up fogging up and becoming useless when it started to snow - even though this is meant to be weather sealed.  I did use a flash on some of the photos - though I just used the small flash unit that came with the camera (FL-LM2) and I found that this worked well for what I wanted to capture.  During my work meetings I exclusively used the same camera but with the Panasonic 7-14mm lens (hopefully another post later).  Hope you enjoy the collection of what I saw during these couple of days.

 

New York Crime

W 46 street

This is UGGy weather

Library sports

Where is he?

Hands and a package

Avoiding the slush

Is this Matilda?

I love NY!

Not avoiding the slush!

It is snowing and is below 0 degrees celcius

Hiding from the snow

Downtown Manhatten

Its cold in here but the foods hot

Nice picture!

Following the sun

Parcel Pickup

It really is cold in this hole!

Uptown Manhatten

Construction as seen from Manhatten

 

 

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