NYC down to earth: photographs of the unseen by daniel soares
 
NYC down to earth: photographs of the unseen by daniel soares NYC down to earth: photographs of the unseen by daniel soares
sep 14, 2013

NYC down to earth: photographs of the unseen by daniel soares

NYC down to earth: photographs of the unseen by daniel soares
all images courtesy of daniel soares

 

 

this series of images by american photographer and art director daniel soares, shows new york city literally from the bottom up. the works titled ‘NYC down to earth’ explore the unseen perspectives of the city – the photographs were taken by placing the camera on the floor and instead of looking up towards the towering high-rise buildings that usually define the city, the images depicted here offer a different insight into its urban fabric. for the gallery exhibition, daniel placed the frames on the floor, giving people the opportunity to view the photographs in the same manner that they were taken. this change to the usual format of photography display, further enhanced the shift in people’s expectations.

 

‘we all know how the empire state building looks like. but what bout the modest new york, right under our eyes? this is new york. this is down to earth.’ says the photographer daniel soares

 

 


the resulting images explore the unseen perspectives of the city

 

 


‘NYC down to earth’ offers a different insight into its urban fabric

 

 


the photographs seek to change people’s expectations of how the city is usually depicted

 

 


the images offer something different to photographs of the towering high-rises that typically define new york

 

 


photograph showing the street as viewed from the ground

 

 


down to earth by daniel soares

 

 

 

 

 


the gallery exhibition of ‘NYC down to earth’ with the frames placed on the floor

 


explanation of the down to earth series

 


down to earth gallery explanation

 

 

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