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Manhattan
Photo Description:
During a recent visit to Manhattan I spent time trying to find the view that best described my response to the city, and the way it presents itself to an outsider. I wanted to capture the striking contrast between the money spent on profitable causes and the lack of investment in the people and their wellbeing, but I wanted simply to portray this idea objectively, without criticism, . My photograph depicts the grand glass and steel edifices in the distance, with a building site in disarray in the foreground, at a human level, billowing smoke around the frame to unify the juxtaposed ideas.
 
Author
Stanley Bidston-Casey , 17 yrs
 
School
Queen Elizabth's Grammar School