Taxis rush up Lafayette towards Houston beneath a giant billboard with an ad for yellow jeans. New York City’s famous water towers feature above the rooftops in this grungy urban scene.

06/02/2012 FEATURED in the redbubble group ALL ABOUT NEW YORK STATE


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Photography has been an obsession since I was 13 years old and went off to Italy clutching my mother’s 1940s roll film camera. I’ve been fooling with computers since I bought an Amiga 1000 back in 1985. My first chunky pixelized images were digitized into that machine using a black and white CCTV camera. At last, with today’s software and hardware I feel that I can create the images I see in my mind’s eye. Visit my website at

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  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 2 years ago


  • Awwww Charmiene, you are really too kind, thanks very much indeed, cheers.

    – Chris Lord

  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandover 2 years ago

    Awesome scene!!

  • Yup, I’m still rather fond of that word “awesome” :-) Thank you John, your support is always hugely appreciated, cheers.

    – Chris Lord

  • Dlouise
    Dlouiseover 2 years ago

    Awesome Chris!

  • Shot this while out on a photo walk with a bunch of NY photographers, we had a great day but I think this was my favorite shot of the day. Very pleased that you liked it too, thanks very much indeed.

    – Chris Lord

  • Linda Bianic
    Linda Bianicover 2 years ago

    Outstanding work Chris!! Fabulous detail and depth!! fav!!

  • I’m very glad you enjoyed my gritty look at NYC Linda. Thank you very much, especially for the fave. That’s truly appreciated, cheers.

    – Chris Lord

  • Linda Bianic
    Linda Bianicover 2 years ago

    ond oh yeah,,, the bum does stand out!! lol

  • I guess you’re right, I hadn’t noticed. ;-)

    – Chris Lord

  • Evelina Kremsdorf
    Evelina Kremsdorfover 2 years ago

  • Oh! You honor me so Ms. Kremsdorf. I’m extremely grateful. Thank you, thank you, cheers.

    – Chris Lord

  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaover 2 years ago

    Excellent Image! 06/10/2012
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  • Shehan Fernando
    Shehan Fernandoalmost 2 years ago

    nice image:) like the square format too:)

  • Although I only use it occasionally the square format is ultimately my favorite creative format. Happy that you liked this one Shehan, thanks so much, cheers.

    – Chris Lord

  • fernblacker
    fernblacker10 months ago

    Wonderful capture Chris.
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  • Rita  H. Ireland
    Rita H. Ireland7 months ago

    Great capture!

  • Wow, you got around today! Thank you so much for browsing through my work.

    – Chris Lord

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