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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
New York City Distortion

To achieve this unique perspective of the Manhattan skyline, I dropped a crystal ball in front of my camera and captured this photo with a fast shutter speed as the glass ball fell between my lens and the illuminated New York City skyline, distorting it and creating a unique and captivating view of New York City’s colorful skyline, viewed from across the water. The light’s reflection on the water’s fluid surface add color and texture to the image.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: New York City, New York, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Tim Guiteras