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New York City in Black and White, Inception Style

By Hanssie on December 10th 2013

New York City. It’s a place that inspires with it’s gloriously tall buildings with the strictest attention to detail and the hustle and bustle of it’s busy streets. There’s no where else like it. For Brad Sloan, self proclaimed hobbyist, three days in the Big Apple yielded a crop of spectacular portraits of the city.

[REWIND: Nina Berman Takes Her Camera to the Streets of New York]

Many, many people have captured the amazing cityscapes of the famed landmarks of Manhattan, but Brad’s interpretation of the sprawling, patterns of the Empire state creates an almost dizzying effect in an Inception-like world. The symmetry seen in each image as it has been manipulated to mirror itself, in some pictures, cause an endless blur of patterns and shapes.

New York City, like you’ve never seen it before.


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I keep thinking I should see Leonardo DiCaprio in one of these images, don’t you? Which reminds me…so in the end of the movie, was it all a dream?

CREDITS: All photographs by Brad Sloan are copyrighted and have been used with permission for SLR Lounge. Do not copy, modify or re-post this article or images without express permission from SLR Lounge and the artist.

[via @My Modern Met]
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Hanssie is a Southern California-based writer and sometimes portrait and wedding photographer. In her free time, she homeschools, works out, rescues dogs and works in marketing for SLR Lounge. She also blogs about her adventures and about fitness when she’s not sick of writing so much. Check out her work and her blog at Follow her on Instagram

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  1. Eliza

    Has anyone seen a Sci-fi film called “Upside Down” … That was what immediately came to mind. Uhhh… Great photography, not such a great movie :S

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  2. Daniel Reaser

    Very awesome photos!
    Thanks for sharing! :D

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  3. Phil

    My Gestalt is bruised.

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