Cityscape

July 25, 2018

Capturing the Magic of New York’s Chinatown Before Dawn Breaks

During a trip to New York City, French photographer Ludwig Favre found himself staying in Chinatown. Inspired by what he saw around him, Favre made it a point to capture the magic of the neighborhood. So, the day of his flight, he woke up early in the morning to grab a coffee and snap shots of the sleepy streets before the sun went up.

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June 18, 2018

Stunning Aerial Photos Offer a Unique Perspective of Venice

Being one of the most photographed cities in the world, it's hard to get a unique image of Venice. And yet, architect and photographer Dimitar Karanikolov managed to do just that with his stunning aerial photographs. People often think that the best views of Venice come by boat, but Karanikolov's drone photos show the incredible artistry in Venice's urban structures.

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May 18, 2018

Photographer Captures Electric Views of New York City From a Helicopter

Photographer Xavier Portela brings us to New York City for the latest addition of his ongoing Glow series, which sees him zooming around the world to photograph neon-tinged cities. Portela had previously teased us with the promise of a set of aerial Glow photos from the Big Apple, and now he's delivered with #NEWYORKGLOW II. Shot from a helicopter, Portela offers a sweeping view of the Manhattan cityscape with his pink- and blue-hued photographs.

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March 27, 2018

Nighttime Photos Capture Vibrant Pink Glow of Times Square’s Neon Lights

After Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Tokyo, photographer Xavier Portela moves Stateside for the latest installment of his Glow series. #NewYorkGlow sees Portela, who describes himself as a “compulsive photographer,” capturing the vibrant neon lights in and around Times Square. Billboards loom overhead and the world-famous Rockettes smile over the city streets as people go about their business. Portela's color palette, filled with contrasting reds and blues, transforms Manhattan into a surreal setting fit for a sci-fi film.

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