Another point of view

Challenge #3 in the Richard's Series series. Hosted by Richard Butler.
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It's sometimes too easy to take the 'obvious' photo, and this is even more true when you're shooting a famous landmark or place. A standard, archetypal image of that location or feature becomes popular and these inspiring buildings and places of wonder become the stuff of postcards. This challenge is about pictures of buildings and places that people know, captured in an way they're not used to. Make the familiar and famous look unusual, expected and exciting.
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Arriving at Flatiron Building
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I have been visiting the Flatiron Building for many years. I knew that one day I will be able to go back in time by photographing it. That day, and for the first time, I had my dear mother visit this awesome building in person and ask for her personal opinion about the building. She said: "Quite unique and inspiring building. I am sure you will get your dream photo from it." A few city blocks later this old time yellow taxi made my dream come true. I have a little, nice secret about this particu
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Submitted: Wednesday, 4th February, 2009 01:45 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 24th March, 2007
Focal length: 30 mm
Shutter speed: 1/400 sec
Aperture: F7.1
ISO: 400
Notes: Hand-held camera while standing in the middle of the street. Shooting from the ground level.
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