Not in Kansas Anymore || Canon 1D mkIV | 17mm | 1/5000s | f2.8 | ISO200

Not in Kansas Anymore

19 September 2010

Early in June, I had a whirlwind four day photo assignment in Manhattan. It was my first trip to The Big Apple since I was a toddler, and after six years of towering palm trees in the tropics, seeing concrete towers from my hotel room window was a bit of a shock to the senses.

Currently, the tallest building in Grenada has six stories. I had to take a moment to recalibrate myself when I saw the multitude of buttons on the hotel's elevator console while my West Indian travel companion reminded me that "we're not in Kansas anymore".

Le Parker Meridien
New York, NY USA

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