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41 City Skylines to Inspire You

My Kinda Town

This morning I received an email from a dPS reader who was heading to New York for the weekend ahead. She was seeking a little inspiration and advice on taking cityscape shots. I pointed her to some posts in our archives but thought it might be fun to find some great cityscape images on Flickr too. Of course there’s so many different approaches to photographing a city – but here’s some of what caught my eye.

While not every shot will be to everyone’s tastes my hope is that this city skyline image collection might inspire some photographic explorations of the cities we live in and travel to.

Click the images to get information on who took them where they were taken (and to view them at larger sizes).

Empire State Pigeon

Renee's View III, Central Park at Night, New York City

Grossmunster Church, Zurich

The Neo Monoliths of Chicago

Multiple Reflections at The Singapore River

Chevron Tower, Houston, TX

Gold LA

Gardens by The Bay

To the roof

sheik zayed road fantasy

Shanghai | Hazy Lujiazui - PuDong, Shanghai

Shinjuku at Dusk

Midtown Manhattan at Night from Old Glory Park


Mrs Macquaries point

Hong Kong International Finance Center


Urban Projection

Just behind those buildings lies the oncoming zombie horde.

Berlin Skyline

Vista desde la torre [ NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS ] Abril 2010

"A Tale of Two Skylines"

Navy Helicopter flying over Bangkok

A different view: Aerial Chicago loop night from the Hancock, hdr

Blazing Seattle Sunset

Not Lost in New York

Granite Reflections

Manila, Philippines - Golf Club

Sears (Willis) Tower, Chicago, USA: Tourist Attraction #1

Seattle Super Moon


Future city

Herald Sqaure in Manhattan

A Day of Remembrance

Seeing Lights

LXIII Windows, Pt. I

My love, Chicago!

Midtown Manhattan at Night, New York City

View to Kill for

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Darren Rowse
Darren Rowse

is the editor and founder of Digital Photography School and SnapnDeals.

He lives in Melbourne Australia and is also the editor of the ProBlogger Blog Tips. Follow him on Instagram, on Twitter at @digitalPS or on Google+.

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