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The Oculus building | NYC engagement

Updated: Mar 2, 2020

Earlier this year, Cinestory had an NYC engagement shoot contest on our instagram. Kiana & Mike were one of the lucky couples to win! Since we were flying out from LA to NYC, we wanted to make the engagement shoot something special and iconic. The Oculus couldn't have been a better fit for this engagement session. This has got to be one of the best locations in NYC for an engagement photoshoot. Kiana and Mike were a super sweet and fun couple to work with.

"Well, the context is, in reality, when you work in New York, you must be in New York, and the context is New York itself: the New York culture, the New York way of life, the grid of the streets. Even if at that moment it was a site of destruction, to approach a project like that in a city like New York, you really get from New York the very best that you can to restore and to recreate. A new building should deliver a feeling of hope. And I have to say, it was not difficult. In the 14 years it took to create this building and the 14 years I lived in New York, day by day following the work and the site, it was an extraordinary time. I was just learning from New York to do something extraordinary. What did I learn from the city? That New York landmarks are civic buildings. You think of the Brooklyn Bridge, for example, you think of the 6th Avenue New York Public Library —all of that inspired me. The entire city inspired me. " - (Architect Santiago Calatrava)


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