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Bleak View of [MIT]echnology
Bleak View of [MIT]echnology

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Challenge: Long Exposure III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Sony DSC-F828
Location: Smoot (Mass Ave) Bridge looking towards MIT
Date: Dec 15, 2007
Aperture: 2.2
ISO: 64
Shutter: 4 seconds
Galleries: Black and White, Science and Technology
Date Uploaded: Dec 18, 2007

Here's my hope that the outlook on technology is anything but the outlook here on MIT. The irony is only apparent if you're familiar with the recent happenings at MIT: that dome is fully lit for the first time in decades, and the power required to do so is less than required by two hair-dryers. This is part of MIT's initiative toward improving energy conservation and creating new viable sources of energy.

Like I said... here's hoping the outlook isn't as bleak as this shot.

There isn't much alteration done to this one:

Convert to B&W
Increase brightness by a hair
Increase Contrast
Tilt so the horizon appears largely flat.

I'm also guessing at the shutter speed since my camera does not like to record them, for some reason.

Place: 117 out of 158
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/22/2007 05:45:14 PM
I found this lacking interest. Technically not too bad though.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
12/21/2007 02:47:33 PM
I would prefer a more interesting angle.
  Photographer found comment helpful.

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