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City Uptown View Perspective | by ballchaser1
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City Uptown View Perspective

Midtown New York as seen from the downtown, World Financial Center.


I'm really big on representing depth in a photo, since most are stripped of depth cues when converted from a 3D reality to a 2D representation. This pic has lots of depth cues, Perspective of the foreground building on the left, with its converging leading lines into the photo, interposition of the nearer buildings that partially hide the ones behind them, and aerial perspective or the effect of air over distance, particularly humid or polluted air. Notice the buildings at the top of the skyline have less contrast and color than the ones up front.

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Taken on August 6, 2006