The Cathedral of St. Patrick (commonly called St. Patrick's Cathedral) is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral church in the United States. It is the seat of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, and a parish church, located on the east side of Fifth Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets in midtown Manhattan, New York City, New York, directly across the street from Rockefeller Center and specifically facing the Atlas statue.
Note: it was very cloudy with some showers the day I took this image.
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snunney (67394) 2011-09-28 2:41
A good juxtaposition between the cathedral and skyscraper. I particularly like the play of light and shadow across the high rise and the reflections.
emka (58194) 2011-09-28 2:49
Hi Lakshmi, I also liked this view in New York. The area around Rockefeller Center with scating ring and St. Patrick Cathedral were my favorite places and I returned there a few times. Difficult to find a good POV among skyscrapers. I like this one. I was astonished to see in one of the back altars the image of our Black Madonna from Częstochowa. Have you noticed it?
rmajum (1077) 2011-09-28 2:57
Vanakkam. Lovely view and superb presentation of the harmony in diversity.Standing side by side representing two notable landmarks. Well taken and good POV.
rodgerg (55767) 2011-09-28 3:02
Excellent presentation of this contrast between two architectur. The POV well selcetd give depht to the composition in differents plans. details of the rich architectur of the church well collected. Beautiful reflections in the hight building.
Longroute (19390) 2011-09-28 3:43
These two buildings are a landmark of NY and the strong contrast they make attracts our attention. You have framed them well, taking also the lovely reflections on the glasses.
Fine and interesting,
jhm (122474) 2011-09-28 3:55
This is an extraordinarily photograph with both architecture subjects.
Church and sky scraper are attractive for look at.
We get a very nice image, sharpness and clarity are wonderful.
Very well composition, good presentation too. TFS.
jacquest (14176) 2011-09-28 3:59
A very good presentation of the ancient and modern. The tilted effect is interesting as are the reflections in the windows. Well done.
Have a nice day
josepmarin (55063) 2011-09-28 4:03
this one is a classic sight on Saint Patrick's Cathedral and the skyscraper that is to its side, in whose glass-front we can enjoy a few interesting reflections.
The perspective towards the sky is powerful, and is in this kind of low-angle shots in which we need a wider lens, in order of not to cut the tops of the buildings, because the 18mm it is a bit insufficient.
But the photo is very attractive, and offers us the great contrast of architectural styles that we can find in Manhattan.
A nice work.
Sergiom (39298) 2011-09-28 5:03
J'aime beaucoup ce mélange de neuf et de vieux.La cathédrale fut le lieux de plusieurs cérémonies officielles à NY. J'aime beaucoup la lumière.
krzychu30 (8897) 2011-09-28 5:24
fantastic combination of old and modern architecture.You´ve chosen excellent perspective to frame these two buildings.Very nice lighting and soft colors.Good work!
Have a nice day
DjoleEric (0) 2011-09-28 7:23
A good display of colors and sharpness.
One can say that contrast, but not missing work is a perfect way.
Have a nice day, and friendship.
jmdias (45820) 2011-09-28 7:50
very beutiful image, even the white sky didn't spoil the composition and its strange light. I liked these soft colors. I would prefer to cut something in the lower part, to concentrate attention in the more interesting part of the compo , anyway it is a nice job. TFS.
Schnappilic (7929) 2011-09-28 10:03
Awesome capture with great composition. Old and new together. Fine effect! Well chosen POV.
All the best,
pajaran (36270) 2011-09-28 11:05
Lep pogled na Katedralu i savremeni neboder, lepa fotografija.
Dobar tekst, ostrina snimka i prikaz lepim bojama.
Imajte lep dan i vreme.
A beautiful view of the cathedral and modern skyscrapers, beautiful photos.
A good text, sharp image and display beautiful colors.
Have a nice day and time.
All the best.
baddori (18988) 2011-09-28 11:10
Due icone della 5th ...eppure di costruzione relativamente recente .
Una gara del mondano e del sacro verso l'alto.
La nota esaustiva ...il neo gotico ...riproposto ..tipico USA .
prasun984 (5590) 2011-09-28 11:25
very nice architectural shot with a nice chosen POV...like the color tones & texture of the Cathedral wall in FG & the modern architecture in BG...
very nice DOF controlled with nice color tones & sharpness...
Budapestman (82620) 2011-09-28 13:14
a very spectacular photo with splendid architectural details, I like the contrast between the old and modern, the POV is effective, Tfs! Have a nice evening! Kellemes estét kívánok!
nikkitta (5896) 2011-09-28 19:40
I know perfectly well the corner from where you took this photo, there are usually people trying to capture the reflections you did so well and with a cloudy sky
Good to crop the low part usually plenty of people
ikeharel (37378) 2011-09-29 0:49
Inspite of the cloudy day, the St.patric looks well in contrast to modern scraper on BG.
It's always a bit difficult to include the whole in those high rise edifices.
Nice idea, Ghotic details are marvelous.
Bluejeans (64239) 2011-09-29 10:50
Ola Lakshmi ,
Fantástico comtraste de arquitecturas entre esta catedral e o edifício de fundo , bom uso da foto na vertical deu uma boa sensação de altura , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
sacimar (25957) 2011-09-30 6:50
I like the contrast of the old Cathedral with the modern building, you had a good eye and the result is interesting, well done,
Silvio1953 (98217) 2011-09-30 10:05
Ciao Lakshmi, great contrast between modern and ancient architecture, fantastic perspective, splendid light and wonderful reflections, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
serp2000 (29242) 2011-09-30 10:49
Woooow! Excellent presentation of the 5th avenue architecture. Splendid monochromic composition. TFS!
have a great weekend!
Urs (11850) 2011-10-01 17:32
That are the contrasts, old and new, but it is part of our lifestyle. Often the old is replaced by new, what not all the time is good, however here in South East Asia, many think that only the new is good. That are the differences between East and West as the West tries to preserve the past. Good documentary shot. Well done
ashres (1453) 2011-10-03 10:46
Nice perspective to this photo. May the new monuments will arise but the history observed old monuments are always in the importance. Liked the pov with main subject being the old monument. nice shot.
wolf38 (28208) 2011-10-15 9:43
Hi lakshmi. Old and new. An interesting juxtaposition. Churches were once the measure of all things, today there are the skyscrapers with the offices of the corporations. Well seen and presented. Rgds wolfgang.