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Sacre-Coeur and the Heavens
Hold my baby!
Sunset
Ferris wheel
peace
Two fishermen and a sunset across the river.
–°old Soul
Bald Eagle on the nest, Belle Isle State Park , VA
President Obama walking on stage for a speech.
The bee work
Negril cliffs
untitled, Lower East Side, 2018
Moon rise in PTown
A tulip tree in bloom
wet cliffside
Dragonfly
smokey night
Cherry Blossoms in the City
foggy road
Blue Skies and Cherry Blossoms
Bearded Seal on Leaf Bay, Nunavik Territory, Quebec
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Notre Dame Cathedral
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
untitled, Lower East Side, 2018

In this streetscape, the subject is both intrinsic to and alienated from the surrounding city. The ritualized activity of looking down at your phone is punctuated and made singular by the structures that frame the subject: a grid, a reflection, and an outstretched hand. I like to think of the painted man on the left of the frame as summoning the centered subject to put down his phone.

TAGS: New York, Nikon, Street

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Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Liam Lee.
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Image Source: print_negative
Date Taken: 03.2018
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Date Uploaded: April 10, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
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