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Urbanscape

Photo taken by contributor Danielle in NYC. She is on the bipolar spectrum. She loves her family, art, and helping other people.

About this photo: “So often when I’m rushing from point A to point B, I forget to look up and enjoy the wonder all around, whether I’m in nature or the middle of a city. Taking photos helps me slow down and appreciate the beauty and uniqueness wherever I am.

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9 comments on “Urbanscape

  1. segmation
    April 11, 2014

    What a nice shot! You have a beautiful gift!

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  2. jmeyersforeman
    April 11, 2014

    Lovely photo and important reminder how important photography can be to “seeing” and appreciating our world..

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  3. spencersamalvin
    April 11, 2014

    Thanks, it’s nice to have a beautiful urban pic on the site, as we often have a lot of rural stuff posted already . . . also, I just was diagnosed a couple weeks ago with bipolar disorder, after having received a major depression label for yrs. . . .

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  4. sustainabilitea
    April 11, 2014

    I so agree that taking photos helps you slow down. It also keeps you looking for things you don’t usually notice.

    janet

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  5. sureba67
    April 11, 2014

    Reblogged this on Journey Of A Nifty Day Trader and commented:
    Nice shot…

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  6. Paula McLane Jennings
    April 12, 2014

    great shot!

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  7. autisticaplanet
    April 12, 2014

    I like how the building is centered. I agree that photography causes me to slow down and appreciate life. When I have my camera & am taking pictures in nature, that is the only time my anxiety dissipates & my focus settles.

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  8. jeajazz
    April 13, 2014

    Reblogged this on Art by alic&franc and commented:
    Great I miss, NEW YORK!

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  9. Cris
    April 14, 2014

    Nice take on the Monument theme! I assume that’s the Empire State Building? It’s certainly a building among buildings. It may not be the tallest anymore but it’s still one of the best, as far as I’m concerned. I mean, how can you beat the name itself? The Sears Tower? Nyah! No class. 🙂

    You’re welcome to come and see what my take on the theme is:
    http://fstopfantasy.wordpress.com/2014/04/13/weekly-photo-challenge-monument-far-west/

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