After productive photo outings, I have a habit of cherry-picking a few of my favourite images to work on immediately and marking everything else with a label that tells me to go back and review them later. Frequently, however, I forget to do this so I currently have a collection of somewhere over 19000 exposures marked for review. Every so often during the pandemic, I spend a weekend afternoon working through these and I never fail to find diamonds in the rough.
This week’s images comes from a visit to New York City in 2009 when I spent a couple of days wandering between Brooklyn and mid-town Manhattan taking pictures of the architecture. The first shot in this series is one of the famous Flatiron Building at the junction of 5th Avenue and Broadway. I shot this iconic structure with a variety of lenses and a telephoto view has been in my portfolio for several years. This one, however, goes the opposite direction having been taken with a wide angle lens to accentuate the height and narrowness of the building.
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[…] famous Flatiron Building. This was taken from slightly farther north and with a longer lens than the one I posted a week ago. You can also find another from even farther north here if you want to compare the […]