Inspiration from NYC – part 3

The third, and final, photo post showing some of the bits of inspiration I spied in New York City!

NY skyline from water
A view of NYC from the water taxi - the inspiration can be found in - the line, color, tones, shadows, strong horizontal and vertical elements.
view from Top of the Rock
The Empire State bldg from Top of the Rock - once again strong vertical elements, line, shadow, color, juxtapostion of man-made vs nature, and pattern.
Top of building
The top of a building on the way to the Highline. I just love this one, it's so fantastic - line, shape, positive/negative, and repetition!
portion of railing on Highline
Another fantastic bit of inspiration from the Highline - a section of railway railing. It's got line, shape, dot, repetition, positive/negative - I just love this one too!
building by Highline
Really, you could find inspiration everywhere you look on the Highline! These two beauts are beside the Highline (sorry I don't know who the architect is of the white one) - they have great shape, line, light vs dark, movement!
Frank Gehry bldg from Highline
I find Frank Gehry's buildings very inspirational when thinking about jewellery. There is movement, line, shape, and volume here. Oh, and for you gardeners out there - what a fantastic trellis!
More bldgs by highline
More fun from the Highline! Just look at the fantastic use of line in this building to create movement, shadows, and pattern!

Now, just to prove I wasn’t completely ignoring my travel companions…

Here we all are on the water taxi, in front of the Statue of Liberty!

As you can probably guess these posts involved some severe editing on my part.  As per usual for me I find so many things I want to remember for later, so I end up with hundreds of photos!  Even way back in the day, when I still used film I took pictures of rocks, moss, shells, driftwood, my dog, my cat, etc, etc, etc!

There just are so many things that are interesting and inspirational, at least to me, that it can be overwhelming at times.  At least with digital photography I can save my images for the time the muse needs some help!

I hope you had fun with these posts, and like I said at the beginning – hopefully one of the images will inspire you!

Have fun creating,



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