it was my birthday yesterday, so we took a hike.
autumn Baikal by ritatipunina
Rural Bank, Sydney, Australia
from the State Library of New South Wales
Bank tower at Martin Place.
The archive indicates this is a photo of the architect’s drawing/rendering, so that could be why the building I see there on Google Street View is quite similar, but not the same. (Either that or it was blown up and replace by perhaps that very strange building across the way that’s like a cake on stilts.)
Sad autumn - boats loose their rigging and are hauled out of the water.
Amazing capture. I really love the reflection! The calmess of the sea, the high contrast and a wonderful subject makes me really want to go there. Superb photo on a wonderful blog with the sea as main-subject. Worth a follow!
PWS - Pete
into the light by pandilius
black and white street photography by aristides mendes
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“In New York, where I grew up and where I live and work, I feel acutely aware of the passage of time and the changes left in its wake. Living in a mutable, fast paced city like New York is, in itself, a surreal experience. At times, the world passes us by in soft focus, where details fall to the wayside and the overall tone of our environment is what characterizes our experience of the city. At other times, we find ourselves raptured by specific details, when we focus intently and intensely on the object of our affection and interest.
“My work attempts to capture this variation in experience, by bringing to the forefront the altered reality in which we live. In the city’s moments of tranquility, especially at dusk and when night falls, the looming shapes, diffused light and spectral shadows infuse the recurrent transition with a hushed feeling of magic and anticipation that I seek to capture in my photographs.
“In my newest body of work I turn away from the soft focus, which characterized much of my earlier imagery. In these photographs of the city, there is a very precise, almost hyper-real quality. I am exploring the fine line between urban reality and architectural fiction though surreal portraits of buildings.”
- Marc Yankus
photographer unknown, from paris. portrait of a city.