The Spinner

I’ll admit to having an aversion to going on any form of big rides at amusements parks. Fear of heights is not the issue but I do recall my mom once forcing me to go on a roller coaster when I was 10 and since then, any visit to places with rides this high, I immediately become the person that tells their group of friends that I’ll be waiting for them on the other side.

I visit Coney Island purely for the ambiance, the people, the warm weather and the thrill of watching other people scream for their lives and the fact that I can photograph such exhilaration from the safety of the ground, that’s a plus for me but sucks for them.