424 posts tagged cityscape
New York City: Skyline and Chrysler Building
I have always been partial to late summer skyline views here in New York City.
The haze that hangs over the horizon like a misty veil seems to lend a special sort of immediacy to the skyscrapers that assert themselves in the foreground.
The Chrysler Building, New York City’s art-deco masterpiece of architecture, always looks so regal positioned in front of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge (also known as the 59th Street Bridge). Four smokestacks playfully draw the eye towards the rest of Queens that sprawls out in the distance towards the fading horizon.
It’s as if the sky is locked in an embrace with the rest of the city while the skyscrapers that make up the midtown Manhattan skyline are enraptured and wrapped up in their own special moment with the Chrysler Building.
New York City Skyline - Sunset
Sunsets are sky-kisses.
Earlier this evening.
Information about my New York City photography book which is releasing in stores and online in the autumn of 2014 (including where to order it):NY Through The Lens: A New York Coffee Table Book
Paris: Montmartre street view of Sacré-Cœur Basilica
And these streets
under the weight
of it all:
Taken on an afternoon in Paris with my Sony A7R while wandering around Montmartre for hours with no particular plan.
Sometimes those are the best kind of afternoons.
Paris - Rain
The rain fell,
and you held on
like the city
their fragile grasp
on milk-white clouds