Photography, Cycling and the Internets

Market Post Tower

Market Post Tower

A gorgeous day with scattered showers opened up a fabulous blue sky, very white clouds that enhanced the tinted glass on the Market Post Tower.  This shot is a single exposure.  I tried a few, and a couple bracketed series.  The single shot worked better than what I came up with as an HDR version.  Not to mention, as single-exposure it will qualify for an entry into the travel category in tomorrow night’s competition. 🙂

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10 responses

  1. Wow that is one golden building! Almost doesn’t look real…has a cartoon finish about it (not that that is bad). Good luck in the competition!

    May 10, 2010 at 8:41 am

    • The black trim really gives it that effect, doesn’t it! Outlined like a cartoon character. Thanks! Fingers crossed. 🙂

      May 10, 2010 at 8:43 am

  2. Excellent color contrast!

    May 10, 2010 at 12:26 pm

    • Thanks and welcome, Basim. I clicked your flickr link, you have some really amazing photos yourself.

      May 10, 2010 at 1:25 pm

      • Thanks, Sean. Are you on flickr? You can email me directly if you want.

        May 10, 2010 at 4:28 pm

      • I’m not really on flickr. I have an account, but i never go there. I post to SmugMug and then use the small WordPresss world to do my photography stalking. 🙂

        May 11, 2010 at 3:11 pm

  3. Wow, what a cool shot. Well done.

    May 11, 2010 at 12:37 am

    • Thank you Mr. Jelly. 🙂 Thank’s for stopping by. I’ve been lurking on your blog for awhile, and you have some fantastic images!

      May 11, 2010 at 8:27 am

  4. rosietealeafs

    Wow, all of your macro photography is absolutely stunning! But this shot it my favorite of yours that I’ve seen :] it almost looks fake due to lack of shadows! Definitely worth the extra bracketing effort ;] good job!

    May 11, 2010 at 6:31 am

    • Rosie, thank you! I always try to bracket architecture shots. You never know where the sweet spot is. And yeah, I think this one looks fake too, perhaps just a tad bit of desaturation to make it believable? Nah, then it wouldn’t grab you. 🙂 Thanks for stopping by, and welcome!

      May 11, 2010 at 8:39 am

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