Day in NYC #3

© Michelle Alton

Day in NYC  #3

Michelle Alton Student 7/6/2008 3:52:01 AM

The Chrysler Building (built by auto maker Walter Chrysler in 1930), with its spectacular, stainless steel, stepped-dome top surmounted by its spear-like spire, is easily the world's most identifiable skyscraper.
For a few months, it was the world's tallest until it was surpassed by the Empire State Building.
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Michelle Alton 7/6/2008 3:53:18 AM

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member since: 3/29/2008 Great shot ,Michelle!
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member since: 10/6/2001 Super!! I only was in NYC once and it was work related and I didn't have a camera. Bummer.

7/6/2008 3:52:02 AM

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Dominick M. Dimacale 7/6/2008 3:55:17 AM

Love the POV and the effects you have placed here, Michelle, this is an amazing building.


Dominick #6144551

Mary L. Graham 7/6/2008 4:06:41 AM

Excellent Michelle!! =) #6144569

Brett Dolsen 7/6/2008 4:10:51 AM

Awesome capture and POV of this magnificent building Michelle!!
The Chryslers,Dolsens and Field families were loyalists and escaped to Niagara togethe rduring the Revolution. Walter Chrysler employed a genealogist to do Dolsen genealogy! A little family trivea.
Brett #6144576

Brett Dolsen 7/6/2008 4:12:19 AM

Awesome capture and POV of this magnificent building Michelle!!
The Chryslers,Dolsens and Field families were loyalists and escaped to Niagara togethe rduring the Revolution. Walter Chrysler employed a genealogist to do Dolsen genealogy! A little family trivea.
Brett #6144580

Donna W. Neal 7/6/2008 4:20:19 AM

Beautifully seen and love the leading lines. #6144597

Kathy Reeves 7/6/2008 4:20:59 AM

Stunning image Michelle! #6144599

Wally Orlowsky 7/6/2008 4:31:22 AM

Love this perspective on one of my favorite NYC landmarks, Michelle! #6144618

Paul E. Earl 7/6/2008 4:44:08 AM

The Chrysler Building is a wonderful icon of the art deco period! A terrific shot, Michelle! #6144652

Daniele Castellucchio 7/6/2008 4:49:01 AM

fantastic POV!
daniele #6144667

Doug Pignet 7/6/2008 4:54:48 AM

Love the lines and comp on this image Michelle,Doug #6144683

Deb Koskovich 7/6/2008 5:13:08 AM

Tones and clarity just couldn't be better, Michelle! Talk about stopping traffic! #6144728

Mike Clime 7/6/2008 6:01:27 AM

Excellent POV and composition, Michelle! I have never been to NYC but this is my favorite building. #6144850

William C. Raco 7/6/2008 6:05:02 AM

Excellent, Michelle
Love the composition, perspective and color #6144857

Margaret R. Barry 7/6/2008 6:23:48 AM

Fantastic capture, Michelle. Great POV, color, composition and detail! #6144924

Kay E. Mahoney 7/6/2008 8:23:15 AM

Nice capture, Michelle. Love the pov. #6145360

Tarun Bose 7/6/2008 9:37:00 AM

Excellent composition with lovely effect and colour tones. Great work Michelle. #6145582

Jessica Jenney 7/6/2008 11:30:40 AM

Terrific perspective, design elements and composition, Michelle! #6145905

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/6/2008 1:45:52 PM

Wonderful POV, details and lighting in this image, Michelle!!!!! ♫ k #6146390

Tiia Vissak 7/6/2008 2:00:49 PM

great colors, light & pov! #6146487

Anita N. Hogue 7/6/2008 4:49:38 PM

Awesome perspective, Michelle!!! #6147023

Sue Marshall 7/6/2008 5:02:59 PM

Wow!! fantastic POV, colours and design Michelle I think you have yourself a winner here!! :-) #6147071

Evy Johansen 7/6/2008 7:52:30 PM

Wonderful angle and composition, Michelle!! #6147499

Joseph N. DiGilio 7/7/2008 2:41:31 AM

Very nicely done, Michelle. You captured lots of the beautiful detail in this, one of NYC's most impressive buildings. It looks so majestic against this sky. #6148420

Bill Wyatt 7/7/2008 3:50:44 AM

Beautiful lines and shapes. Gorgeous architectural image. #6148794

Dave Ombrello 7/7/2008 12:11:54 PM

This is a beautiful image Michelle, I love the perspective and the way the clouds accent the tower. I am enjoying your entire NYC image presentation. #6150557

Bill Knaps 7/7/2008 5:26:02 PM

Beautiful shot Michelle. That point and Shoot of yours takes some great shots. Bill #6151636

Jim Baines 7/7/2008 6:29:35 PM

Wow! This is supreme ... on the grandest scale, Michelle! Are you real? #6151828

Lou Taylor 7/8/2008 6:12:54 PM

Nice lines and detail here Michelle! #6156386

Martie Last 7/8/2008 6:50:45 PM

This is beyond amazing! There is a certain unreal quality to it. Did you use a filter? I love this! #6156492

Dick Jenkins 7/12/2008 10:54:10 AM

Great shot Michelle. If this were found in a 100 year old collection of the greatest postcards of NYC I'd not be a bit surprised. I'm going to stay linked to this image because I'm anxious to read your answer to Martie's question. Don't keep me waiting a long time now, I'm an old man. #6171545

Steven W. Lepak 7/26/2008 9:33:48 AM

Bravo Michelle! Your "Day in NYC" Series is Spectaular - this is my favorite. I love your treatment here - it is somehow very fitting. Keep up the great work. Best Regards, Steven #6233531

Sue Marshall 8/21/2008 3:32:05 PM

Big congrats to you Michelle on your fantastic Finalist!! :-) #6343619

Christina N. Seuser 8/21/2008 4:08:27 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Michelle! #6343997

Jennifer L. Alder 8/21/2008 4:35:00 PM

Big congrats, Michelle, on your fantastic finalist image! :) #6344430

Jim Baines 8/21/2008 4:48:34 PM

Well, evidently you are REAL! A great big ol' hardy Texas-sized CONGRATULATIONS, Michelle! You got 'er done, Cowgirl!! #6344658

Nadya Johnson 8/21/2008 4:49:45 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Michelle! #6344678

A P 8/21/2008 5:35:28 PM

WTG Congratulations!! Michelle #6345256

Barbara Waldoch 8/21/2008 5:42:34 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist, Michelle! #6345353

Steve M. Harrington 8/21/2008 5:59:47 PM

Good on you, Michelle! :)
Steve #6345590

Deb Koskovich 8/21/2008 6:04:45 PM

Hooray, Michelle! Congrats! #6345656

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 8/21/2008 8:25:33 PM

WHOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE Congrats and best of luck in the next round! #6347309

Evy Johansen 8/21/2008 8:58:17 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Michelle!! #6347639

Renata Gusciora 8/21/2008 10:30:14 PM

Big congratulations on this great finalist,Michelle!!! #6348010

Renee Doyle 8/22/2008 1:51:45 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Michelle! #6348609

Daniella Puente 8/22/2008 8:13:30 AM

Excellent photo Michelle, congrats! #6350449

Judy V. Kennamer 8/22/2008 11:07:27 AM

Gorgeous! Congrats Michelle! #6351478

Eivor Kuchta 8/22/2008 1:22:06 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Michelle! #6352061

Mike Clime 8/22/2008 1:23:06 PM

Way to go, Michelle! Congratulations on your finalist! #6352071

Mitch Spence 8/22/2008 1:35:11 PM

What a terrific design and presentation, Michelle. Congratulations to you. #6352175

Patrick Rouzes 8/22/2008 7:44:14 PM

Michelle, congratulations on this amazing finalist!!! #6353734

frank w. degenhardt 8/22/2008 9:01:52 PM

How about that, a FINALIST!!!!! Congratulations and I wish you luck in the next round. Well deserved. #6354009

Brett Dolsen 8/22/2008 9:51:58 PM

Congratulations and hope we see this a winner Michelle!!Brett #6354163

Robert K. Bemus 8/22/2008 11:54:54 PM

Awesome comp and effects, Michelle-- congratulations on this Finalist and (all the) best of luck in the next round!! #6354310

Tiia Vissak 8/23/2008 5:23:25 AM

Congratulations! #6354975

Tarun Bose 8/23/2008 10:43:21 AM

Big congrats dear Michelle for your finalist. #6355900

Colleen Farrell 8/23/2008 11:11:26 AM

How cool!!! Just goes to show what a talented photographer can do, even with an inexpensive camera and poor lighting! Big congratulations, Michelle! #6356056

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 8/23/2008 6:25:03 PM

Fabulous all around Michelle
Congrats on this finalist
It is spectacular!! #6357286

Jeff W. Robinson 8/24/2008 3:25:31 AM

Congrats Michelle on yur Excellent Finalist! Jeff #6358288

Derek D. Dafoe 8/24/2008 5:22:56 AM

Congrats on this wonderful Finalist Michelle!! Good luck in the next round!! #6358654

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 8/24/2008 9:40:48 AM

Gorgeous composition, tone and detail. Congratulations Michelle!! #6359412

Kristi A. Howson 8/24/2008 3:46:09 PM

Amazing Point of View Michelle! Congratulations and best of luck in the next round! #6360864

Cassie L. Woodlee 8/26/2008 10:05:24 AM

Congrats MIchelle!!! #6370980

Mike F. Anderson 8/27/2008 7:42:01 AM

Beautifully presented Michelle! Congratulations on your finalist. #6375610

Marcel J. Fernandez 8/27/2008 7:07:46 PM

Congratulations Michelle on your selection as a finalist. #6378408

PATRICIA A. CASEY 9/12/2012 6:28:45 AM

viewing BPs NYC & NYS photos....this is a beauty Michelle...my favorite building in NYC! #10319595

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Description

The Chrysler Building.
Shot from the roof of neighboring building at 425 Lexington Avenue, midday June 25.
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ISO:100, 1/800s, F3.6. Raw.
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Had only my P&S with me that day, and the sun was blinding.
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Flash: This building has just been bought by the government of Abu Dhabi!

Exif: F Number: 3.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/800 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 6.30 mm, Model: DMC-LX2

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