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Reach for the sky

Posted by
kiwisa (North Shore, New Zealand) on 1 November 2010 in Architecture.

This is taken from the balcony of our hotel. These towers also appear in yesterdays shot along the Yarra River.

Canon EOS 450D 1/125 second F/8.0 ISO 100 18 mm

Becky from los angeles, United States

fantastic shot! The star at the shot is amazing.

1 Nov 2010 5:14am

@Becky: Thanks Becky - I love the shining star too:)

kate maher from United Kingdom

the buildings smilin at ya!!!!!! love the image. well done!:)

1 Nov 2010 5:54am

@kate maher: Thanks Kate - that's nice to think it is smiling at me:)))

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

A beautiful vertical shot of these mirror-like buildings...very bright and sleek !!

1 Nov 2010 5:57am

@DULCIE: Thanks Dulcie

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Wow - fantastic angle! You certainly got a nice hotel room with that balcony view! Very shiny. Love the lens flare at the top!

1 Nov 2010 6:33am

@Stephen: Thanks Stephen - not a flash hotel but practical. The balcony was a bonus. I loved the lens flare too:)

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Wow... so tall !!! Very beautiful building, I like how the light shines at the top of the smallest building. Nice work Frances. Have a great day :)

1 Nov 2010 6:56am

@Tamara: Thanks Tamara - I was happy with the twinkling star at the top of the building. It was the right time of the day for that.

PhotOpus from Aix-en-Provence, France

2 buildings that dare to face their environment. Nice reflections

1 Nov 2010 6:56am

@PhotOpus: Thanks for the visits and comments.

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

I like the crop here…

1 Nov 2010 7:22am

@Calusarus: :) Thanks

Jyoti from Mumbai, India

fab shot

1 Nov 2010 8:40am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Excellent composition here.. I like the reflection of the sunlight on top of the building.. superb.

1 Nov 2010 9:00am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A fantastic verticality and the sun is a snap, it's great. Nice day.

1 Nov 2010 9:48am

Florence from Paris, France

Like two giant icy cubes. massive and impressive architecture. Great catch.

1 Nov 2010 9:55am

London Caller from United Kingdom

So blue and bright with matching background. ;)

1 Nov 2010 10:30am

Dilwenn from Bordeaux, France

Ça brille comme un diamant :) Magnifique!

1 Nov 2010 10:33am

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Fabulous shot! Impressive and beautiful reflecting towers.

1 Nov 2010 1:18pm

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Lovely glass reflecting the blue sky!

1 Nov 2010 3:11pm

Yvon from Orleans, France


1 Nov 2010 4:33pm

Gilles from Entre Bussy et Bruxelles, France

quite impressive buildings

1 Nov 2010 5:10pm

David from Avranches, France

Fantastic shot, love the straight lines. Bravo

1 Nov 2010 5:18pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

good lines and use of the flare!

1 Nov 2010 7:34pm

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

Stunning Structures and wonderful POV! I love the colors too!!!

1 Nov 2010 8:03pm

Anika from tehran, Iran

Majestic and beautiful
Height is raised to the sky ! : )

1 Nov 2010 8:06pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Terrific shot, wish I had a lens like that!

1 Nov 2010 8:17pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

excellent. wonderful sunburst reflection

1 Nov 2010 8:29pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Great perspectiv on the buildings . Beautiful !

1 Nov 2010 8:57pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wow, a stunning capture. I love the clean lines and light, everything blue.

1 Nov 2010 10:57pm

peter.K from blue mountains, Australia

these mirror buildings make great images and this is an excellent example...

2 Nov 2010 1:42am

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

What a great capture, very detailed and very well framed.

2 Nov 2010 1:48am

Sunder from Chennai, India

Great capture of the building against the blue sky...
Nice reflections...

2 Nov 2010 2:55am

Garfield from Ancaster Ontario, Canada

Whooohoo, and the starburst at the top is the cherry on the top!

2 Nov 2010 2:55am

khatoon from tehran, Iran

Very well photographed, great exposure and composition.

2 Nov 2010 4:20am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

What a beautiful shot! I love the clarity and detail. Wonderful tones as well. My favorite part is the "star" on the building.

2 Nov 2010 8:08am

Manola from Bassens, France

c'est fantastique !!!;-)))))

A huge recording it is very beautiful to see!!!;-))))))))))))))))))

2 Nov 2010 8:11am

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

beautifull shot !

2 Nov 2010 8:25am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Great shot....

2 Nov 2010 8:57am

Andy Wong from Hong Kong, China

I like it !

2 Nov 2010 3:26pm

David Nos from Barcelona, Spain

Such amazing and tall buildings...
I like that flare of sun a lot!!

2 Nov 2010 5:24pm

Ellada from Karpenissi, Greece

That is a really big building.

2 Nov 2010 8:05pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


2 Nov 2010 9:01pm

Canon EOS 450D
1/125 second
ISO 100
18 mm