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Alone in New York
Alone in New York

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Best of 2010 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Location: New York City
Date: Aug 19, 2010
Aperture: 9
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Cityscape
Date Uploaded: Jan 20, 2011

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The cast iron figure was part of artist Antony Gormely's Event Horizon art installation which consisted of 31 life-size sculptures scattered around the Madison Square Park area. This one was at 23rd St. and Fifth Avenue, with the Flatiron Building in the background.

Place: 138 out of 429
Avg (all users): 5.9676
Avg (commenters): 6.7778
Avg (participants): 5.9673
Avg (non-participants): 5.9688
Views since voting: 841
Views during voting: 316
Votes: 185
Comments: 10
Favorites: 1 (view)

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/20/2011 08:51:29 AM
A classic subject done well, here. I like the b&w and I like the inclusion of the statue.
02/20/2011 12:49:41 AM
I can relate to this.
02/19/2011 07:20:30 PM
Cool shot. Wasn't there one of these statues on the top of that building?
02/18/2011 05:44:32 PM
A very different take on a well known attraction; wide angle lens vertically worked very well
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02/17/2011 09:37:52 PM
How incredibly strange and surreal. I'm wondering if you used the PS tool which removes moving objects to achieve the empty streets. LOVE it!!!
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02/17/2011 11:06:35 AM
love these interesting buildings...nice job
02/15/2011 06:56:58 PM
Effective composition.
02/15/2011 07:44:18 AM
great use of super wide angle...
02/14/2011 10:47:44 PM
That is such a cool looking building.
02/14/2011 12:47:48 AM
Great perspective, that building is awesome. 8

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