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NYC: Here & There

Discussion in 'Landscapes, Architecture, and Cityscapes' started by Dez Santana, Jun 29, 2008.

  1. A few taken in NYC from 12mm to 24mm, using the 12-24mm & 17-55mm lenses.
    D300 at ISO 200 or 320.

    The Library of Columbia University [1/1000 at f/8]
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    Manhattan Bridge, PPed [1/250 at f/8]
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    Pershing Square [12mm, 1/50 at f/8]
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    Tick Tock Diner [12mm, 1/100 at f/8]
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    Grace Building [12mm, 1/1600 at f/8]
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    Brooklyn Bridge [12mm, 1/800 at f/8]
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    Brooklyn Bridge [1/800 at f/8]
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  2. wow, dez
    great captures
    wonderful post-processing

    that second picture....
    love it
     
  3. Thank you Greg. In that photo a storm was coming and I artificially added that lightning bolt :rolleyes: 
     
  4. licaga

    licaga

    Jan 7, 2008
    Netherlands
    Peter Vooijs
    great shot from the Brooklyn Bridge Dez

    peter
     
  5. Thanks Peter! :smile:
     
  6. that was awesome, too
    very creative and enjoyable to view
     
  7. Thanks!
     
  8. Dez - born and bred NY'er here and I just love the shot of the Grace building. If one did not know that the building actually has that curve to it, one might figure you were screwing around with line bending in PS.

    I assume you know that 9 West 59th is the sister building (same architect - Skidmore, Owens & Merrill) to the Grace buidling. Same unmistakeable sweeping front.

    Two of my favorite pieces of modern NYC architecture.
     
  9. Hey Rick. Yes, the Grace Building has that curve naturally on the South face of that building. The building that you mentioned at 9 West 57th Street is called the Solow Building:

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  10. Nice shots.... the last one is very nice comp. As nice as the photo of the street with the Manhattan bridge tower view is... I still like your mid-air shot much better! :) 
     
  11. I'm with Greg. That second picture is just fantastic. Thanks, as always, for sharing Dez. I look forward to your posts.
     
  12. Thanks Leung.

    Which is my "mid-air" shot? :confused: 
     
  13. Thank you Anthony. I like to show off NYC :redface:
     
  14. Great series Dez...especially like the TickTock diner...is that a new one for your collection...also like Pershing Square. Been away for a bit ,work and life have been getting in the way of my shooting. :frown:
    Glad to see your shots again.
    Cheers
    Barb
     
  15. Those are AWESOME!
    Love them!
     
  16. Thank you Barb. The Tick Tock Diner is new. I saw it recenlty and liked the old-style look.
     
  17. Thank you Rebecca.
     
  18. frede

    frede

    Dec 9, 2006
    Princeton, NJ
    Nice work Dez! I love your compositions - well thought out.
     
  19. Thank you for the compliment Fred :smile:
     
  20. MeSince83

    MeSince83

    310
    Apr 3, 2008
    Brooklyn
    Dez, I love 2,4,6 & 7! Good Stuff as usual!
     
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