Category Archives: Cityscape

Leiden – First Impressions


First impressions of Leiden, a small city in the Netherlands.

I’m here for a symposium on “Heritage as Aid and Diplomacy in Asia” and was lucky enough to get blessed with a little sunlight after the first day of lectures ended. All photos were taken with my iPhone 5s. 

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Photography 101: Architecture

New York from below
New York from below by Milena Iciek

Since I didn’t have a lot of time to take new photos lately, I chose a photo from my trip to New York. On this day, New York City was so foggy that the sky-scrapers were half buried underneath this mysteriously beautiful┬áthick whiteness. My photo “In a dream” was taken on the same day.

It’s not an architecture shot per se but I really do like this angle. Plus, it looks really good in black and white, in my opinion.