|The Intellectuals, Photographed November 2009, New Haven, CT|
I shot this during a morning stroll around New Haven. The air outside was crisp and cold, but inside was all warmth and quiet. Everything about this interior scene repeats this duality - the quartet at table bundled up in their hats and gloves gripping their hot cups of coffee; the heavy, velvet drapes framing the ice-cold landscape. There is a sense of coldness, of disengagement from the group as they sit with each other, but do not interact with each other.