The Secret Language of Cities

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    A winter moment in downtown New York, with the bright sun reflecting from building to building.

    1. malidinapoli 111 months ago | reply

      wow, love the reflections! great title, too...:D

    2. peneli 111 months ago | reply

      Nice light, well captured.

    3. Lastexit 111 months ago | reply

      very cool lighting. the colors are great too...surreal.

    4. by M~ 111 months ago | reply

      Similar to the reflections that indoor swimming pools cast on the walls. Very ethereal.

      Rhi~

    5. Linus Gelber 111 months ago | reply

      Thanks, all. I was downtown on 13th Street outside the Union Square Regal, one of my preferred multiplex movie theatres, which is in a glass box of a building. At this afternoon hour the sun shone off the multiplex onto the apartment building across the way, and I wandered up and down the block shooting, shooting, shooting. The reflection was captivating.

      I stretched this pretty brutally in Photoshop to take out the perspective skew, which is why the aspect ratio may seem a bit squat - but I like the drama of the eye-level representation. In fact I'm on street level, and these windows are several stories up.

    6. Belltown 110 months ago | reply

      This image has been selected for other's eyes, a serial exploration of the flickr stream.

      Thank you for letting us see it your way.

    7. Linus Gelber 110 months ago | reply

      Thanks Bell - I'm flattered. And in good company - it's a really beautiful blog/exploration. Thanks for including my shot.

    8. Banalities 103 months ago | reply

      Hello, I like your picture. Would you like to add it - and any others you have that are similar - to a group I've started called Windows of Reflection?

      www.flickr.com/groups/windowsofreflection

      Thanks!

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