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Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Bridge Over Troubled Waters
IAmEliKatz


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Sunrise/Sunset in Black and White (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon AF Nikkor -S DX 18-105 f3.5-5.6
Location: Marina Del Ray, Throgs Neck, New York
Date: Mar 11, 2012
Aperture: f10
ISO: 100
Shutter: 4.0
Galleries: Landscape, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Mar 15, 2012

Whitestone Bridge

[Mar. 16th, 2012 12:51:22 AM]

I took this shot while getting dressed in the parking lot for a wedding.
This place is right in between the Whitestone & Throgsneck Bridges in NY. Very close to City Island.

This was a very difficult entry as I spent countless mornings and night shooting the sun rise and set.. Ultimately when I started PP this one, I didn't even need to look at any of the others as I just loved the way this came out. I really hope it looks the way I see it as i'm still using an Old junky laptop which has failed me before.

I honestly cannot remember all the PP I did..

Statistics
Place: 51 out of 85
Avg (all users): 5.4359
Avg (commenters): 5.8000
Avg (participants): 5.3333
Avg (non-participants): 5.4933
Views since voting: 226
Views during voting: 205
Votes: 117
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0


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03/29/2012 01:22:24 PM
Gorgeous b&w. This has a such a dreary feel to it. Great job.
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03/29/2012 11:58:19 AM
Greetings from the Critique Club!

Love the descrip of how you got this shot :-) Nice silky water, as you can see from many FS winners, DPCers are suckahs for silky water and atmospheric foggy/misty stuff. Nice clean shot, with the bridge wasn't quite so close to centre. In a shot like this, the bridge is so distant it's virtually incidental, so you really need to decide which you're going for, the water or the sky? Good b/w conversion and if you're happy with the way this shot looked before the pping began, then perhaps scale back a little on the pp. Just a thought.

Feel free to PM me

Susan
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/22/2012 12:40:48 PM
I like how you captured the fog
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03/19/2012 11:10:30 AM
Guess it was very overcast that day? Like the bridge... nice title. Don't see the sunrise/sunset, but I can see it's to the right of the frame.
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03/17/2012 10:18:44 AM
A tad less sky and this composition rocks (use the rule of thirds). Love the mood, and you nailed the gradation from white to black.
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03/16/2012 12:32:04 PM
Great title for this image:-)
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03/16/2012 09:32:32 AM
I love the stillness somehow created by the troubled waters, I am somewhat distracted by the bright sky(and sensor dust?)
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