Red Square Apartments '80s Gentrification

Here, I'm using a "Hockneyesque" pano method of shooting with a rotating camera and hand-stitching (which I got from Cam B) to depict this example of a previous generation's gentrification of the LES, Manhattan.


Later, I made a smoothly blended version using panorama stitching software.

  • Elisha Cook Jr. PRO 7y

    Another great shot Pops.
  • Photographer Jerry Lee 7y

  • Daryl Barnett 7y

    i think i like this one better!
  • Reid Harris Cooper PRO 7y

    Very very cool!
  • John Melskens PRO 7y

    I really like this one!
    What is a "Hockneyesque" pano method of shooting with a rotating camera? I know David Hockney offcoarse, but you need a special program to stitch this, I think.
  • Stephen L Harlow PRO 7y

    @John Melskens
    Hockneyesque, because there's a Flickr group by that name and because whenever I make a panorama by hand, where you see the separate photos piled together in collage, somebody says it looks like Hockney (referring to his "cubist" collages done with photo prints).

    Rotating camera is just shooting each shot with the camera turned in odd random angles.

    I put all the shots together in Photoshop, by hand, pasting them all on one canvas one by one. Cam B made one like that way and I like it, tried it myself.

    Thanks for coming over to ask and to compliment. You're welcome to comment on any of mine anytime.
  • John Melskens PRO 7y

    @ p0psharlow - thank you for this explanation. I like this kind of pasting the best, so I am going to try out this myself in Photoshop. (Of which I don't know all the possibillieties yet....) Photography becomes fun again when trying new techniques. Thank you.
  • bocvana 7y

    oh wooow, confusing O.O

    but great! :)
  • cam i am 7y

    this is way cool p0ps.
  • dorisdaynyc 7y

    My god, bro, this is a mindblowing collage... the jagged edges are KING, and it's just beautiful... would a full size print have straight or jagged edges???
  • Stephen L Harlow PRO 7y

    @dorisdaynyc - the file has the black rectangle background as you see here, but a print could be made with the black cut off, leaving the jagged edge of the pano. tricky to mount or frame as a standard gallery product, but nice to wheatpaste. i'm glad you're looking at my stuff.
  • Cathryn 7y

    Thank you for sharing your photo! This photograph appears as a news story on our site, article. We will give you full credit.
  • Stephen L Harlow PRO 7y

    I appreciate the way you used the picture, it looks great there, is appropriate to the article's subject, links back here. The advertising on your page is for a non-profit documentary movie, therefore I consider your use to be constant with the CC license.
  • Ricardo Wang 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Science Fiction Unleashed, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • PRO 5y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The Urban Reinventors Image Archive, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Stephen L Harlow PRO 5y

    Sure, I'm all for reinventing urbanity.
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