amey kandalgaonkar's dark deco series imagines noir-shanghai

amey kandalgaonkar's dark deco series imagines noir-shanghai

amey kandalgaonkar’s dark deco series imagines noir-shanghai
all images courtesy of amey kandalgaonkar




architect-turned-photographer amey kandalgaonkar transforms shanghai buildings into noir-influenced stills in his latest series, ‘dark deco’. shot during the day using ND filters, visually striking art deco structures are highlighted against a moving sky. final effects were tweaked in post-production, resulting in a collection of evocative shots filled with mystery and darkness.



‘1933 shanghai slaughterhouse #1’

amey kandalgaonkar dark deco shanghai
‘1933 shanghai slaughterhouse #2’

‘1933 shanghai slaughterhouse #3’

‘hamilton building’

amey kandalgaonkar dark deco shanghai
‘seventh heaven hotel’

‘jin mao tower’

amey kandalgaonkar dark deco shanghai
‘broadway mansions hotel’

‘corner in french concession’

amey kandalgaonkar dark deco shanghai
‘park hotel’

‘pigeon house’

amey kandalgaonkar dark deco shanghai
‘new hengshan cinema’



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