Beauty is...

... in the eye of the beholder. This is one of my all-time, most favorite captures. We were in the Rockefeller Center on our way back down from the Top of the Rock when we happened upon a man sitting & looking out the window at the Empire State Building. My heart stopped at the lovliness of the moment and I had to snap a pic. Beauty, to me, is capturing that one perfect moment. : )

  • Tami Loving Life 4y

    Congrats on being chosen for PW's Group One!
  • pixlperfect 4y

    Perfect moment indeed... love the comp and perspective!
  • Deborah Tynan PRO 4y

    Thanks Tami & pixlperfect! : )
  • nancyin_ks 4y

    Just LOVE this capture. What post processing steps did you use? The "color" is so artistic and perfect.
  • Carolyn PRO 4y

    this is fantastic. I love the angle, tones and the idea.
  • Deborah Tynan PRO 4y

    @ nancyin_ks -- Thanks! I originally shot the picture in black & white. Then I used PW's 70's action in Photoshop... I think I tweaked the layers a bit adjustment-wise. Then, before flattening the image, I threw a really subtle texture in towards the bottom of the other layers & completely desaturated it (just the texture). I then flattened the image & finished off with a quick "auto contrast" and that's it! : )

    @ CarolynsHope-- thanks! : )
  • Jade Sheldon 4y

    Incredible. Congrats on PW!
  • knappshotsphotography 4y

    Love it. I live in NY and this makes me love the city even more.
  • barbjwhitla 4y

    I mentioned on PW certain Dutch Angle shots are dynamic and this one is just that...Brilliant!!!
  • Deborah Tynan PRO 4y

    @ Jade-- Thanks! Your work is amazing! Congrats to you as well. : )

    Thanks beekay & doodles312 as well! : )
  • Linda MPH 4y

    classy shot
  • ~AnneGirl~ 4y

    Amazing composition!
  • Darcy Ferris 4y

    you are my new inspiration!
  • Deborah Tynan PRO 4y

    Thank you again-- you're making my day! : )
  • shelle777 4y

    very awesome...and i love the way you tilted the camera so he was straight...somehow that just makes sense :)
  • Barbara Wong Photography 4y

    WOW! This is an amazing shot - just brilliant!
  • Deborah Tynan PRO 4y

    Thanks!
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