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At the lights

Old 28 Apr 07

At the lights

I went wandering around Liverpool the other night at sunset looking for interesting angles. I’ve never really found a way to take an interesting photo from this side of the Liver Building as the light isn’t really right at sunset but that night it was perfect. I was in an odd mood for fitting odd objects in between buildings and the lights perfect sat in between these two. Naturally some guy shouted something from his car since I was standing at a crazy angle taking what appeared to be a photo of the traffic lights. Such is life. Still, I got a photo I’m happy with so ner.

Hand held HDR from 3 RAWs // Camera: Canon 30D // Sigma 10-20 // Focal Length: 10.0mm // Exposure Time: 1/80 // Aperture: f/6.3 // ISO: 100 // Exposure Mode: Auto Bracketing

Comments 19

  1. Stephen says on 28 Apr 07

    Wow, this is fantastic – one of the best HDR images I’ve seen! Love the dynamic composition too :-)

  2. Sam O'Hare says on 30 Apr 07

    I take lots of photos for textures for use in my 3D graphics work, and people always look at you funny when you’re taking a photo of what is obviously a blank brick wall, or a nice wide shot straight down at the pavement.

  3. peter says on 3 May 07

    When HDR is done well, it can really add something to a picture. i’m happy to say that this is one of those instances. This shot has a great sense of texture in the stones and the traffic lights make it quite surreal.

  4. Andrew says on 10 May 07

    Thank you for not overcooking this HDR shot! Far too many are just hideous but get all the attention somehow. Great angle that creates a towering effect on the buildings.

  5. kitten says on 16 Aug 07

    I turn at those lights every day. Awesome photo Pete, love the colours.

  6. kitten says on 16 Aug 07

    oh…and the landing stage still isn’t up! :p

  7. kitten says on 17 Aug 07

    *shudders with excitement*
    It’s on the way over now! In Bits! I can see it from my window!

    /hijack

  8. Jacqui says on 6 Oct 07

    Fab photo of what are my 2 favourite buildings inLiverpool, Tower builidngs and of course the Liver buildings.

  9. James says on 17 Oct 07

    Love this shot, really does make me wanna go out and try HDR

  10. Rose says on 19 Jan 08

    I just found your photoblog, and was wandering through you archive and stopped at this photo, because it really catched my eye :-) So, well done!

  11. Ian Harrison says on 3 Mar 09

    I love this, its creative and beautifully processed, think I’ll go and have a go at something similar, though I doubt very much that it’ll turn out anything like this!!

    Seriously good image.

  12. James Fike says on 28 Apr 09

    Amazing! I love the angle and the use of HDR in this image is just perfect. Extremely beautiful image. Great Job.

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