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© James Wiley
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Photo license: © All rights reserved

From my 'Chiaroscuro' collection.

In my 'Architecture and Scenic' collection.

Dilemma: Photograph one of the most photographed buildings in the world in a way it has not been photographed before. Did I succeed?

In the Another One Bites The Dust photo essay.

Also in the story Chiaroscuro.

34 responses

  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson (Deleted) gave props (7 Jan 2012):

    Yes. Still iconic, but as a beautiful abstract. Well done.

  • Robert Versteegen

    Robert Versteegen (Deleted) said (7 Jan 2012):

    string one James

  • Raymond Fausel

    Raymond Fausel gave props (7 Jan 2012):

    cool shot

  • Stefano Zeminian

    Stefano Zeminian gave props (8 Jan 2012):

    Real Art!

  • Bert Happel

    Bert Happel gave props (8 Jan 2012):

    AFAIK the view is unique. Regardless, I love the abstract nature of the image.

  • Ulf Buschmann

    Ulf Buschmann said (8 Jan 2012):

    Great abstract architecture shot! Excellent composition of light and shadow!

  • Michael Franco

    Michael Franco gave props (9 Jan 2012):

    Wonderful flow of energy and shape. Beautiful work, James.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (10 Jan 2012):

    POVdacious compo!

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (10 Jan 2012):

    I've always had a great veneration for Wright, this tribute perfectly captures your vision of the great architect volume. very well

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (11 Jan 2012):

    Beautiful curves and contrast!!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (13 Jan 2012):


  • Raje Esteban

    Raje Esteban   gave props (23 Jan 2012):

    love the grain. well seen and captured.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (30 Jan 2012):

    You very well did succeed, James! I wish to see this structure personally and try to photograph it the way I see it! Someday.

  • Chris Whitney

    Chris Whitney said (4 Feb 2012):

    The high contrast makes this dynamic.

  • Angelo Narciso

    Angelo Narciso gave props (7 Feb 2012):

    well done, indeed!

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (8 Feb 2012):

    I like how the negative space reduces this almost to a "branding" symbol

  • Ryan Kikuchi

    Ryan Kikuchi (Deleted) gave props (9 Feb 2012):

    What a beautiful capture!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (10 Feb 2012):


  • Richard Seah

    Richard Seah gave props (3 Mar 2012):


  • Lavinia Grama

    Lavinia Grama gave props (11 Mar 2012):

    Intriguing shapes and composition!!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (20 Mar 2012):

    great darkness

  • Nicolette de Joncaire

    Nicolette de Joncaire   gave props (24 Mar 2012):

    Reminds me of something out of 1930 SCI-fi movie

  • Ma. Dolores Guillén Solí­s

    Ma. Dolores Guillén Solí­s gave props (24 Mar 2012):

    In my opinion, you had success! Beautiful building & very good shot!

  • Gerard Sweeney

    Gerard Sweeney said (25 Mar 2012):

    You sure did. Had to studied it, closely. At a distance, I first thought it was a nude form of the human body. I have to keep looking and remin myself it is a building.

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (8 May 2012):

    Brilliant!...And thanks!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (8 May 2012):

    Amazing! You did a great job of shadow, light and form....I see the triangles. Excellent entry!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (8 May 2012):

    Feeling the coldness of the metal. Great photo James.

  • Talia Krasicka

    Talia Krasicka said (10 May 2012):


  • chuck vona

    chuck vona   gave props (15 May 2012):

    Can't miss frank Gehry building, He did the EMP in Seattle, funded by Paul Allen as a tribute to Jimmy Hendrix.

  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins said (16 May 2012):

    I'll say you did!

  • Mojca Savicki

    Mojca Savicki gave props (19 May 2012):


  • Miguel Bolaños

    Miguel Bolaños gave props (20 Jul 2012):

    Great POV. Very strong composition and beatifull light. Felicidades!

  • charlie mclenahan

    charlie mclenahan said (21 Jul 2012):

    Super image

  • D. Smetana

    D. Smetana gave props (8 Oct 2012):

    I know what the building looks like yet did not realize what it was until I you did what you set out to do.

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