Day in NYC #3

© Michelle Alton

Day in NYC  #3

Michelle Alton July 06, 2008

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 July 06, 2008

Renata Gusciora

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member since: 3/29/2008 Great shot ,Michelle!
7/6/2008 3:51:17 AM


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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 level-addict July 06, 2008

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


Dominick #6144551

Mary L. Graham July 06, 2008

Excellent Michelle!! =) #6144569

Brett Dolsen July 06, 2008

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.
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Brett Dolsen July 06, 2008

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 July 06, 2008

Beautifully seen and love the leading lines. #6144597

Kathy Reeves level-addict July 06, 2008

Stunning image Michelle! #6144599

Wally Orlowsky July 06, 2008

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

Paul E. Earl July 06, 2008

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

July 06, 2008

fantastic POV!
daniele #6144667

Douglas Pignet July 06, 2008

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

Deb Koskovich July 06, 2008

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

Mike Clime July 06, 2008

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

William C. Raco level-addict July 06, 2008

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

Margaret R. Barry July 06, 2008

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

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 06, 2008

Nice capture, Michelle. Love the pov. #6145360

Tarun Bose July 06, 2008

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

Jessica Jenney July 06, 2008

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

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 06, 2008

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

Tiia Vissak July 06, 2008

great colors, light & pov! #6146487

Anita Hogue July 06, 2008

Awesome perspective, Michelle!!! #6147023

Sue Marshall July 06, 2008

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

Evy Johansen level-classic July 06, 2008

Wonderful angle and composition, Michelle!! #6147499

Joseph N. DiGilio July 07, 2008

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 July 07, 2008

Beautiful lines and shapes. Gorgeous architectural image. #6148794

Dave Ombrello July 07, 2008

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 July 07, 2008

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

Jim Baines July 07, 2008

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

Lou Taylor July 08, 2008

Nice lines and detail here Michelle! #6156386

Martie Last July 08, 2008

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

Dick Jenkins July 12, 2008

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 July 26, 2008

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 August 21, 2008

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

Christina N. Seuser August 21, 2008

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Michelle! #6343997

Jennifer L. Alder August 21, 2008

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

Jim Baines August 21, 2008

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

Nadya Johnson August 21, 2008

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Michelle! #6344678

A P August 21, 2008

WTG Congratulations!! Michelle #6345256

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 21, 2008

Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist, Michelle! #6345353

Steve M. Harrington August 21, 2008

Good on you, Michelle! :)
Steve #6345590

Deb Koskovich August 21, 2008

Hooray, Michelle! Congrats! #6345656

Nancy (Peaches) Harker August 21, 2008

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

Evy Johansen level-classic August 21, 2008

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

Renata Gusciora August 21, 2008

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

Renee Doyle level-classic August 22, 2008

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Michelle! #6348609

Daniella Puente August 22, 2008

Excellent photo Michelle, congrats! #6350449

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic August 22, 2008

Gorgeous! Congrats Michelle! #6351478

Eivor Kuchta August 22, 2008

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Michelle! #6352061

Mike Clime August 22, 2008

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

Mitch Spence level-classic August 22, 2008

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

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 22, 2008

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

frank w. degenhardt level-classic August 22, 2008

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

Brett Dolsen August 22, 2008

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

Robert K. Bemus level-classic August 22, 2008

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

Tiia Vissak August 23, 2008

Congratulations! #6354975

Tarun Bose August 23, 2008

Big congrats dear Michelle for your finalist. #6355900

Colleen Farrell August 23, 2008

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 August 23, 2008

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

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 24, 2008

Congrats Michelle on yur Excellent Finalist! Jeff #6358288

Derek D. Dafoe August 24, 2008

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

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton August 24, 2008

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

Kristi A. Howson August 24, 2008

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

Cassie L. Woodlee August 26, 2008

Congrats MIchelle!!! #6370980

Mike F. Anderson level-classic August 27, 2008

Beautifully presented Michelle! Congratulations on your finalist. #6375610

Marcel J. Fernandez August 27, 2008

Congratulations Michelle on your selection as a finalist. #6378408

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe September 12, 2012

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

Uploaded on July 06, 2008

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