1.31.2010

Flatiron Building

The Flatiron Building, in New York, went up in 1902 and ever since there's been a tradition of large format photographer's taking pictures of it. Well, there was a good solid tradition of it at least until the 20s.

Edward Steichen did in the pictorialist style when he was 24:


Stieglitz did it with straight photography in 1903:


Coburn took a great image from the Flatiron in 1912:


So I was looking forward to getting my own shot of it when we were there a few weeks ago. But, instead, I just fucked it up and double exposed my negative with the tree in Rockefeller Center.




Oh well. Next time I visit.

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