Downtown - canon 20d w/17-40

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Downtown - canon 20d w/17-40

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Back to a b&w for the day, inspired by New York moments.

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  • NJP3

    Architectural photography is really cool IMO. I like this image as well as the link for 'New York Moments' ...great stuff, thanks.

    2006-04-11

  • Philippe

    Def. one amazing B&W Photo...how do you create that deep darkeness yet so clear? How do you create that storm-is-coming mood? I really like this photo and even the link of where you got your inspiration from.
    Good Shot!

    2006-04-11

  • michael

    The tones in these images. I love how some areas of the building look as if they are bathed in light. Oh, and the plane trail coming across the corner of the top image is perfect.

    2006-04-11

  • Michael Czeiszperger

    If you like this kind of stark black and white architecture photos check out the last edition of LensWork. The photos from William Fuller are striking.

    http://lenswork.com

    2006-04-11

  • Otto K

    Terrific architectural shots. I love the B&W tones. While I like the orientation of the second image, I think I prefer the first one for the lighting on the buildings enhances the patterns for me.

    2006-04-11

  • Sam

    Nice shot. I like architecture pictures. Great B&W work and great composition.

    2006-04-11

  • Tanja > DoubleCrossed.ca

    You work absolute wonders with greys...

    2006-04-11

  • josh

    wow. this is absolutely stunning. the lighting in both of these shots is superb.

    2006-04-11

  • Donna

    wow, now there's a sky! I like the darkness.

    2006-04-11

  • Justin Gaynor

    Beautiful clouds and lines...feels like the old b&w twilight zone films.

    2006-04-11

  • MrC

    i love living in the countryside ... but ... i want some big buildings to take photos of!!

    superbly done! .. will check the rest of your posts during lunch tomorrow!
    ;)

    2006-04-11

  • sil

    Beautiful! Amazing lighting :)

    2006-04-11

  • emma

    great angles and contrast. awesome scale.

    2006-04-11

  • PaulB

    Cool, just so so cool...

    2006-04-11

  • ROB

    Have to say I prefer the top image, maybe its the jet stream, maybe not. Either way perfect processing here.

    2006-04-11

  • geof

    A full rainbow of greys, great shot.

    2006-04-11

  • Robert

    It's the Evil Towers... must be owned by Microsoft.

    A little insight into the post-processing would be cool. That's a severely dark but clean sky. Did you start with a polarizer? They would probably make great prints (especially the top shot).

    2006-04-11

  • clea

    Really nice, the volume of the buildings is perfect, and that black sky... I'm sure a print would look superb.

    2006-04-11

  • Ashish Sidapara

    Gorgeous!

    2006-04-11

  • jeremy

    Fantastic shots, love the tones and feeling.

    Very good.

    2006-04-11

  • nathan

    amazing miles! love the red filter effect on the b&w

    2006-04-11

  • Emré

    Looks amazing. It looks very dramatic. :-) Cheers.

    2006-04-12

  • sknop

    Very beautiful! I especially like the top image for the more unusual framing, the darker tones and the clouds.

    2006-04-12

  • Raymond Tse

    You've made the buildings look like they are a natural part of the scene.

    2006-04-12

  • wilsonian

    Wow! The top shot almost gives me vertigo...

    2006-04-12

  • Micki

    I think I'm prefer the bottom shot, the building on the right really towers in that one.

    2006-04-12

  • andrew

    Impossibly perfect. I love these!

    2006-04-12

  • dave

    the first one is probably the best pic ever taken of the td centre buildings. the b&w and the plane is perfect.

    2006-04-12

  • Jeet

    b&w is best for these photos.. 'charming' photo :)

    2006-04-12

  • Peter

    oh wow, the first photo looks so majestic and dark...awesome!

    2006-04-12

  • JD

    Hard to choose between the two, they are both amazing :)

    But I suppose if I was pushed I'd probably opt for the top one. I think the aeroplane adds a little bit extra to the shot :)

    2006-04-12

  • Azhar

    Stunning shots.Stunning.....

    2006-04-12

  • Tuffer

    I like how ominous the photos are. Going so dark on the photos was a great choice.

    2006-04-12

  • silviu parjolea

    great mood and great b&w processing

    2006-04-12

  • klaas

    Very nice. Like 1st one with contrail the most.

    2006-04-12

  • noushin

    I love how on the first shot you can see ghostly reflection of the clouds in the building.

    2006-04-12

  • davenyc

    I'm a little late to the party, but I finally made it. Thanks so much for thinking of my stuff. Now I know why I saw a big spike in viewers this week. ;-)

    You know how much I respect your vision and your work, so I'm flattered you'd even think of me, especially when I owe the masters, primarily Berenice Abbott, a lot of credit.

    Oh, and by the way, I love these shots. :-)

    2006-04-12

  • Bella

    Great tones and contrast on both shots. I can't decide which I like better :)

    2006-04-13

  • ViSuaLLyMiNDeD

    I love these rich, dark tones. I like how in the first picture, the sky has nice texture but it doesn't distract from the buildings, which lead the eye toward that jet trail. In the second picture, I feel like I can't decide what to look at, the buildings or the awesome sky - i guess the tension could be a good thing, depending on the desired effect. Nice work!

    2006-04-16

  • mikhail

    awesome shots! love the tone and the b&w great stuff

    2006-04-18

  • Ted Forbes

    Damn dude - this is tight!

    2006-04-18

  • Carlos

    If I had to choose, I'll chose the second one. Gorgeous b&w work.

    2006-04-24

  • [t e r r o r k i t t e n]

    Love the composition and the suject....works so well in black and white...nice one.
    Phil

    2006-05-12

  • chemp

    i like black&white photos.
    it's so stylish;)

    2006-07-11