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Flatiron

I hope you all had a terrific weekend. Apologies for not being around much last week but its been a busy time and this weekend was taken up with getting ready for the exhibition. The opening night reception is this coming Thursday and I’m very excited and even a bit nervous. We hung all the pictures on Sunday and it was thrilling seeing everything up on a wall. I’ll share some images with you of the show at the end of the week.

Today’s image is an iconic building in Manhattan, the Flatiron Building which is located on 5th Ave. When it was completed in 1902 it was one of the tallest buildings in the city.

Click on the image to see an enlarged version (it really does look better) or to Purchase a Print.

Flatiron, building, Manhattan, New York City, New York, Monochrome, Black and White, Architecture

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48 responses

  1. Don’t be nervous Edith :). I just know it will be a huge success! How could it not with your amazing photos on display?

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    January 20, 2014 at 7:39 am

  2. Great shot, and good luck with the exhibition. This reminds me of the much smaller little brother in our fair city.

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    January 20, 2014 at 8:32 am

  3. I think this may very well be my favorite building to photograph when in NYC.
    You have captured it beautifully here, Edith.

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    January 20, 2014 at 9:15 am

  4. Breathtaking! Dizzy heights

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    January 20, 2014 at 9:17 am

  5. Photoraum

    The Flatiron – I love it !

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    January 20, 2014 at 9:48 am

  6. Do enjoy the opening–you deserve it.

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    January 20, 2014 at 9:49 am

  7. Nice shot! There’s a building in Oakland, California similar to that only smaller. But I’d need to go in daylight with armed guards, lol.

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    January 20, 2014 at 10:24 am

    • Thanks Laura. There’s actually a Flatiron building in Toronto to. Image I live here and never photographed…but I will.

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      January 20, 2014 at 3:11 pm

  8. Beautiful image Edith, I hope your exhibition is phenomenal! I used to set up shows for 500 to 800 large pieces of art and what a chore it was but a lot of fun. I hope you have a great time and make a lot of sales!!! 🙂

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    January 20, 2014 at 10:42 am

    • Thank you so much. This is a small group show so we don’t have that many images and I only have 3 that I’m presenting. I know maybe not a big deal but it is my first show so it is very exciting for me and I’m taking it as a learning experience.

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      January 20, 2014 at 3:13 pm

  9. Strong shot of a familiar subject. Best wishes on the exhibition Edith.

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    January 20, 2014 at 10:45 am

  10. Len

    No need to be nervous about your images Edith. I am sure they look great in the gallery. Nice rendition of this icon.

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    January 20, 2014 at 11:30 am

  11. Great shot Edith.

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    January 20, 2014 at 11:31 am

  12. Terrific view of this landmark building Edith!

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    January 20, 2014 at 11:40 am

  13. Buildings like this are so cool. Wonder how much fun they were ton construct 😉
    Good luck with your gallery opening! I’m sure you’ll have a great time.
    (Side note – might want to update your watermark to 2014)

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    January 20, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    • Thanks Heather. How do you like that…the first time I include a year in my watermark and I make a mistake. Thanks for letting me know 🙂

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      January 20, 2014 at 3:22 pm

      • Haha! You’re welcome 🙂 We just switched all of our copyrights over at work, so I must have my eye out for them 😉

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        January 20, 2014 at 7:36 pm

  14. sedge808

    love that iron

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    January 20, 2014 at 7:52 pm

  15. Lovely shot of an old friend, Edith. Nice perspective and detail.

    Best of luck on your exhibit! 😉

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    January 20, 2014 at 8:48 pm

  16. I like the way you framed this shot. B&W…best mode for it.

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    January 20, 2014 at 10:44 pm

  17. A favorite building and this is a terrific image you’ve made. Good luck with your show, Edith. I’m sure it will be wonderful!

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    January 21, 2014 at 7:15 am

  18. LB

    Who doesn’t love the Flatiron? Nice shot!
    Best of success with your show, Edith!

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    January 21, 2014 at 8:57 pm

  19. Hope everything went ok…. Courage!!! Your work is great…So it should be a success!!

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    January 23, 2014 at 5:44 pm

    • Thank you so very much. The opening was last night and it did go very well. It was a lot of fun and a great learning experience.

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      January 24, 2014 at 11:43 am

  20. I can think of no one who deserves to be featured like this more than you, Edith! How exciting! Best of luck on that, my dear friend! And on this shot, I just love it. Classic and iconic in nature, the Flatiron building has never looked as good as it does here in your image!

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    January 28, 2014 at 6:48 pm

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  22. good picture…I like the news angles

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    February 19, 2014 at 9:32 am

  23. A very dramatic photograph. Can visually experience the stature and the looming presence of the building itself.

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    March 2, 2014 at 5:22 pm

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