Sometime in early 1971 my father took this photograph of the southern tip of Manhattan. If you look closely you can see the World Trade Center South Tower (Tower 2) still under construction. Tower 1 was finished near the end of 1970.
Poynter interviews architectural Iwan Baan on how he captured that stunning New York magazine cover.Baan made the image Wednesday night after the storm, using the new Canon 1D X with the new 24-70mm lens on full open aperture. The camera was set at 25,000 ISO, with a 1/40th of a second shutter speed.
“[It was] the kind of shot which was impossible to take before this camera was there,” Baan said.
New York City - November 2012
Manhattan’s “El” train, on the 9th Avenue line, via LIFE magazine, Apr. 14, 1941. Photos by Andreas Feininger.
Can’t wait to see it finished.
the port authority and the durst organization
Definitely worth a watch.
This Is Cool, You Should Watch It of the Day: Photographer Cameron Michael spent more than five months setting up the perfect shots for this time lapse video of Manhattan.