ROOFTOPS: Here is a beautiful collection of photographs that have been taken from various rooftops across the world by the members of Photocrowd.com
From some of the most famous urban vistas on the planet, to lesser-known but fascinatingly observed viewpoints, this is a gallery our readers will cherish.
Here are comments from some of the winners:
‘Don’t look down on me’ by Richard Pennington/Photocrowd.com
The view of a new-build apartment block in the London Docklands, UK.
‘First light’ by Richard Hooper/Photocrowd.com
“Here are the Dubai Marina skyscrapers seen from the Atlantis on The Palm at sunrise. I was staying at the Atlantis and opened the curtains one morning to this scene”.
“Eid Congregation” by Bidyut Goswami/Photocrowd.com
A congregation to celebrate the Eid festival in the Indian town of Baharampur, close to the border with Bangladesh.
“Sundown, Paris” by Lucie Averill/Photocrowd.com
“A sunset view over Paris from the top of the Montparnasse Tower. We went to the top of the Montparnasse to look over the city and to catch a sunset. A beautiful evening for our 25th Wedding Anniversary!”
“Shanghai Skyline” by Tim Usuf/Photocrowd.com
“I was watching the sun break through the clouds over the bustling city of Shanghai, China”
“One step” by James Lawrence/Photocrowd.com
“This was taken just off from the Dubai Mall, many floors up. I saw the patterns on the ground when looking over the balcony and waited for someone to walk through”.
Pictures by Photocrowd