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Little Shapes

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In this photograph, Little Shapes I offers a different perspective, showcasing the intricate underside, the architectural details of the enchanting Little Islands in New York. These often-overlooked features serve as a testament to the creative powers of architecture and its profound role within a city's tapestry.

As we peer upwards at these little shapes, we're reminded of the hidden beauty that resides in the very foundations of urban design. These architectural intricacies, while often unnoticed in our daily lives, hold a special place in shaping the character and ambience of the city. They represent the meticulous craftsmanship and thoughtful design that enriches our urban environment.

The photograph challenges us to seek out and appreciate the subtle but significant contributions of architecture in our surroundings. It beckons us to look beyond the obvious and discover the artistic expressions that lie above our heads and beneath our feet. It reminds us that within every city, there are hidden treasures waiting to be unearthed by anyone willing to explore.

'Little Shapes' invites us to pause and reflect on the enduring legacy of architectural creativity and its ability to enhance lives, even in the most unexpected places. In these often-unnoticed details, we find a silent testimony to the symbiotic relationship between architecture and the city it graces.

Little Islands was designed by Heatherwick Studio and MNLA.

The City Blues Collection

Photographing New York, a city of immense contrast, with its relentless pace, towering skyscrapers, and melting pot of cultures. As a visitor, I find myself drawn to its energy and complexity, and on my recent trip, I wanted to capture the essence of the city through my photographs. The blue and yellow tones in my series represent the struggle and the hope that are so integral to the New York experience. The city is notorious for its brutal competitiveness, but it is also a place where dreams can come true with hard work and determination.

Through my photo editing, I wanted to depict the multifaceted nature of New York, showcasing both its gritty, urban side alongside its shining moments of triumph. Each photo in the series tells a story about the city, using colour to reflect the various shades of the New York experience. From the cold blues that symbolise the challenges evident in the city to the warm yellows that represent the promise of success, these photos are a testament to the resilience and diversity of New York.

Whether you're a native New Yorker or a visitor like myself, these photos offer a glimpse into the city's many layers. They serve as a reminder that in a place as complex as New York, success and struggle often go hand in hand and that the journey to the top is rarely a straightforward one.

As a photographer, I believe that photography is a powerful medium for capturing the spirit of a place, photography as an art form has a wonderful ability to tell stories that transcend borders and cultures. The City Blues collection of blue and yellow photos from New York offers a unique perspective on the city, highlighting its complexity and the endless opportunities it presents.