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“Rooftop Water Tanks” – New York

“Rooftop Water Tanks” - New York

“Life isn’t just about darkness or light, rather it’s about finding light within the darkness.”
― Landon Parham

Another shot of the water tanks. I could not help myself. They are everywhere in New York City  and I have a strange fascination with them. This image shows the wooden variety and a steel tank on the same rooftop.

My other observation about new York City is the abundance of soft reflected light. I was expecting lighting to be a challenge, but the light reflects beautifully from all the skyscrapers, filling the ‘canyons’ with wonderful, soft light.

Nikon D300
Tamron 70-200 mm f/2.8 @ 105 mm
1/200 sec, f/7.1, ISO 400

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“Centre Eaton” – Montreal

Eaton Centre - Montreal

Never let me say “There’s nothing  to photograph”.

Though my preference is really nature and outdoors images, I also, occasionally,  have a ‘thing’ for patterns and urban scenes. Today, after a day spent in several corporate offices, I took a walk through ‘underground Montreal’. It’s a series of connected shopping complexes that reaches several kilometers under downtown Montreal.

During the day, this is a very busy place, full of commuters on their way to work, students, attending the adjacent McGill University and shoppers, out for a bargain. In the evening, it is essentially vacant, and I find it a nice place to walk and stretch my legs after a day sitting through meetings.

Today, I made my way to the upper level of this section of the complex, the Montreal Eatons Centre, to get a view of the complex from a higher vantage point. The above image is the result. I like the strong lines and flow of the place and added a bit of ‘posterizing’ to accentuate that effect.

iPhone 5s back camera 4.15mm f/2.2
1/40 sec, f/2.2, ISO 40

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