Posted by Céline Ruffino (New York, United States) on 17 January 2011 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

South view from the top of the Empire State Building (New York City).
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Was among the winners for the challenge “up-down” on Two4Tuesday : )
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A year ago

Mimosa from Kedah, Malaysia

B&W shot imposes sense of secretive and thrilling!

17 Jan 2011 5:12am

@Mimosa: Thank you : )

sunstone_maria from California, United States


17 Jan 2011 6:21am

@sunstone_maria: Thank you very much : )

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Juste ce qu'il faut de lumière pour donner encore plus de mystère à la grosse pomme

17 Jan 2011 7:36am

@Marie LC: Merci : )

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Magnifique cette lumière en N&B. Great shot. Belle journée.

17 Jan 2011 8:28am

@Tede: Merci : )

Margazki from France

Impressionnante vision des lumières de la ville...bravo !

17 Jan 2011 8:48am

@Margazki: Merci : )

marci from in, Morocco

so beautiful!! très belle!!

17 Jan 2011 9:42am

@marci: Thank you : )

STEED from Somewhere, France

The CITY NEVER SLEEPS !!!!! J'Adore !!!!!

17 Jan 2011 10:13am

@STEED: Merci : )

Farzin from Bane, Iran

so interesting
well done

17 Jan 2011 11:06am

@Farzin: Thank you : )

Sidney from Manila, Philippines

Wow...that is a very nice night picture of the city !

17 Jan 2011 11:17am

@Sidney: Thank you : )

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

a night view in b&w - absolutely great

17 Jan 2011 12:37pm

@Roman: Thank you : )

dokmehzard:) from Rasht, Iran

great city.hope on day i can visit here.

17 Jan 2011 2:07pm

@dokmehzard:): Thank you : ) You will love it !

Didier from Tubize, Belgium

Wonderful shot!

17 Jan 2011 2:56pm

@Didier: Thank you : )

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Stunning view of the city's veins!

17 Jan 2011 2:58pm

@Stephen: Thank you : )

David from Detroit, United States

A beautiful abstraction in lights! Very well done! Seeing the city from the top should be on everyone's list.

17 Jan 2011 3:30pm

@David: Thank you : )

klauSZ from Kufstein, Austria

yesterday I posted "you`re the queen of colors" and now ..? ;-)
It is so beautiful to see this view only with black and white, without any nuances between!

17 Jan 2011 3:35pm

@klauSZ: Thank you : ) I didn't do it on purpose ; )

Dana from St. Louis, United States

i love this b and w. it's so crisp!

17 Jan 2011 3:41pm

@Dana: Thank you : )

fabrizio from Rome, Italy


17 Jan 2011 4:54pm

@fabrizio: Thank you : )

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Brilliant shot! And now to PBC-voting...

17 Jan 2011 5:58pm

@Marilla: Thank you : )

Sunder from Chennai, India

Fantastic shot in B & W! Nice POV and lighting...

17 Jan 2011 6:06pm

@Sunder: Thank you : )

Richard Geven from Montferland, Netherlands

This is a fantastic nightshot Céline!!!!

17 Jan 2011 7:04pm

@Richard Geven: Thank you : )

@Look from Nivelles, Belgium

Quelle finesse dans la précision de la lumière ! Une composition pointilliste où tous les points de lumière forment une unité !

17 Jan 2011 8:36pm

@@Look: Merci : )

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A powerful mono. I like the depth of the black levels, and that clean street lighting.

17 Jan 2011 8:40pm

@Rick: Thank you : )

Gilles from Entre Bussy et Bruxelles, France

Impressionnant. Pas tout à fait le même endroit, mais cela me rappelle la vue du haut du Hancock Center à Chicago avec cette immensité de lumière qui s'étend à perte de vue

17 Jan 2011 8:47pm

@Gilles: Merci : ) La vue de Hancock Tower est stupefiante avec le lac et la ville ! Je suis bien d'accord !

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


17 Jan 2011 9:13pm

@john4jack: Thank you : )

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

What a beautiful contrast in this grand image! I like that you can still see detail in the streets below from the auto headlights.

17 Jan 2011 11:00pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you : )

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States


18 Jan 2011 2:31am

@Ralph Jones: Thank you : )

Anne from a little red dot, Singapore

Fantastic and outstanding night scene -- what a beautiful view up here!! Great shot, Celine.

18 Jan 2011 3:05am

@Anne: Thank you : )

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

A beautiful night shot! I love all the lights

18 Jan 2011 3:25am

@✿ Anina ✿: Thank you : )

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful nighttime aerial capture! And processing in B&W works really well here.

18 Jan 2011 4:16am

@Steven: Thank you : )

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Fantastic in your b/w processing!

18 Jan 2011 5:02am

@Bettina: Thank you : )

Rue Du Lavoir from France

Le contraste que tu donne à cette photo crée de nombreux petits points lumineux très agréables.
Cette photo est vraiment belle!

18 Jan 2011 12:49pm

@Rue Du Lavoir: Merci : )

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Marvellous! This would be a great poster!

18 Jan 2011 1:19pm

@MadScientist: Thank you : )

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India


18 Jan 2011 1:47pm

@PRASHANT: Thank you : )

Je@n-M@rc from Nancy, France

Oh que j'aime ... très belle photo de nuit ...

18 Jan 2011 7:15pm

@Je@n-M@rc: Merci : )

Christine Walsh from Astoria, NY, United States

Almost looks like scratchboard - my second favorite type of art to do.

18 Jan 2011 11:02pm

@Christine Walsh: You'll have to show us what you do !!! It's very graphic for photographs !

Maeva from Tahiti, French Polynesia

la ville étoilée ! très très bien fait !

19 Jan 2011 3:51am

@Maeva: Merci : )

Sam from Chennai, India

Fantastic night shot. And great in B&W ... :)

19 Jan 2011 3:43pm

@Sam: Thank you : )

Mici from Toronto, Canada

Pretty amazing, well done

21 Jan 2011 2:05am

@Mici: Thank you : )

aiGi.boGa from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Precios tratamiento y toma¡¡¡

22 Jan 2011 1:56pm

@aiGi.boGa: Gracias : )

Louloupix from New York, United States

Love this light painting and the feeling to be a super hero. Really nice catch!

22 Jan 2011 3:03pm

@Louloupix: Thank you : )

Reed from St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Timeless capture. Excellent contrast and composition.

22 Jan 2011 3:47pm

@Reed: Thank you : )

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

Timeless indeed. Very good photo!

25 Jan 2011 4:00am

@Vaido: Thank you : )

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Amazing, wonderful composition

30 Jan 2011 9:00am

@Christine: Thank you : )


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