For his latest project, "Time Sliced," New York photographer Richard Silver photographs iconic buildings around the world over the course of a sunset and then splices the images together, a technique he describes to Dezeen as "slicing time." Silver positions his camera on a tripod and photographs from 30 minutes before sunset to about 30 minutes after using a remote control so that nothing "ruins the final symmetry." Naturally, he takes the same shot repeatedly. Silver, who calls himself a "very symmetrical person," then meticulously slices and assembles about 36 images to create one rather seamless montage that deepens in color from left to right.
Silver started the project in New York before bringing it around the world. Now, he's sliced famous buildings like the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul and Herzog & de Meuron's National Stadium in Beijing. Silver searches for the perfect structure to photograph in each city, making sure to choose a "quintessential building" important to the place. Check out Silver's sunset scenes below and head to his website to find more.
Piazza San Marco, Venice
Duomo di Milano, Milan
Hagia Sophia, Istanbul
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
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