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Forgotten Places

(June 19–27, 2010)

Maciej G. Szling

Pomnik Ofiar Faszyzmu

Pat Swovelin †

Future Forgotten Place

440 West 42nd Street, New York, New York, USA

June 26, 2010, 8:21 pm EDT (6-27-10, 00:21 UTC)

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Everything you see on this side of the Kevlar anti-fall netting will very soon become a forgotten place. The window glaziers were on the 21st floor when I shot this so the anti-fall netting will be the first thing to go. Everything will be covered over with “office stuff” (my apologies for being so technical) and will never be seen again. In the future this will be the only record of what this space looked like when it was under construction, so look closely at the construction graffiti and ephemera of the last major building to be constructed on 42st Street.

And, yes, that building in the background in the opening view is where King Kong took Fay Wray on their first date.

USA-Canada / USA-New York

Lat: 40° 45' 30.78" N
Long: 74° 60' 39.99" W

Elevation: 26th floor

→ maps.google.com [EXT]

Precision is: High. Pinpoints the exact spot.

Canon EOS 450D (Digital Rebel XSi), Sigma 8mm F3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye lens, Nodal Ninja R-1 panohead, customized Manfrotto 323 RC2 Rapid Connect quick release, Manfrotto 190XPROB tripod, Yong Nuo YN-128 wireless remote control, ISO 400, f8, 1/80 second exposure, 3 bracketed shots, Canon RAW, Adobe Bridge CS5, Adobe Camera Raw, Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended, PTGui Pro 8.3.10, Pano2VR 2.3.4, EnfuseGUI 2.1, NBNC, PDL

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