Geneva: From The Edge Of The Lake To The Verge Of Greatness

The idea of “A Well-Rooted Perspective” is constantly in flux for me, something of a developmental ability as opposed to disability. As a native Genevan who expatriated to New York City then LA (5 yrs. in NYC and 10 in the City of Angels ..fallen angels during the time of the Rodney King riots), I am both critical of and inspired by what is happening in Geneva. This perspective of Geneva by ARIAN HORBOVETZ has me leaning toward that which is inspirational about what’s happening in the city of my birth.

The Urban Phoenix

By ArianDavidPhotography


For my 7th stop on my Small Cities Tour across New York State, I spent a sunny Friday in beautiful Geneva New York, well known as the gateway to the Seneca Wine Trail.

As has been the trend lately, I decided to leave my professional photography equipment behind in favor of my iPhone 6.  While I love to take “perfect pictures,” I have come to realize that carrying heavy gear around and changing lenses for every shot can sometimes be a barrier between myself and a fun, free-flowing adventure.  The truly important component of doing what I do is embracing the total experience, not taking award winning shots.  It’s about telling a story with words and photos that compliment the journey.

Geneva:  “Uniquely Urban”

Many of us New Yorkers have indulged in a day trip around one of our glorious Finger Lakes to taste the vast array of…

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