Details, details, details, another fun topic. Sometimes the most interesting things are very close, just look around…
This is such an iconic place, I was dying to capture it. This time I used a tripod to get the subject (restaurant) perfectly focused and then waited for some cars to get their lights to accentuate the scene. With a long exposure of 1 sec, the is no trace of the cars, but the lights are kept.
Part of the transportation system, the Tram is not well known by many New Yorkers. I have the privilege to have it as part of my commute every other day. The lights right behind the tram are from the Queensboro Bridge.
I wasn’t looking for an HDR today, but came to get another one. I was trying to get an environment type portrait from this electricity company in Queens. And thought some of the more traditional photos came quite well, I decided to upload this HDR one, since this blog is actually short of HDRs. This time the processing was a bit more involved. I started correcting the light in Lightroom to bring the pink sky back, then I moved the three images to Photomatix, and did some minor corrections in Lightroom.
A new HDR image was long due. This one was shot on Houston St. at dawn using three shot, each 1 stop apart and processed with Photomatix.