May 9th, 2011 – S Curves

I’m always a little hesitant to shoot at very popular locations in the city. After seeing lots of images from them and as in this case having photographed there several times, it’s a little hard to get excited about. This particular spot at the Jose Rizal Bridge does not really have much to offer in variety of views; you are pretty much limited to a single vantage point from the bridge. But it is close to my home so when it seems like we might have a cool sunset I naturally think about returning to shoot there. Although the scene remains somewhat static, the light conditions and skies are always changing to provide new and interesting looks worthy of a return visit.

View of  Downtown from Rizal Street Bridge .  Seattle, Washington

Canon 5D MkI, Rokinon 14mm /f2.8, 14mm @ f16, ISO 100, Hand-held. HDR – 6 Exposures, Lightroom 3, Photoshop CS5, Photomatix Pro 4, Topaz Adjust.

To see a larger version please click on the image.

Feel free to comment below if you like what you see or have any other observations.

Thanks for stopping by,



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