Another point of view

Challenge #3 in the Richard's Series series. Hosted by Richard Butler.
Challenge has finished
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.
Show full rules
phase has
239 entries
phase has
9832 votes
Arriving at Flatiron Building
Click here for full size original image
35th place
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
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.
Views: 383
Provide complaint details
Your complaint (along with the complaints of others regarding this entry) will be reviewed by the challenge owner. Depending upon the nature and applicability of the complaint, the entry may be disqualified. In extreme circumstances the user who submitted the entry may receive a ban from the challenge or series in question.
Saving ...
Keyboard shortcuts:
p previous n next c challenge f full size r retract vote # vote