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    Boston After Dark

    Boston After Dark

    I shot this last October, This was my first attempt at "night" photography. The exposure time was 18 sec at f14. I welcome all comments.

    Thank you

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    Re: Boston After Dark

    Hi Tom,
    I like this picture and the way it's framed.
    If I was really being critical I think the buildings need a 'very' slight clockwise rotation or perspective correction, as they are slightly leaning to the left, IMHO.
    But a great night-time shot all the same. Thanks for sharing.

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    Re: Boston After Dark

    Tom, great pic. Makes me miss Boston, I went to school in Cambridge, MA. The other Cambridge, for our friends across the pond.

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    Re: Boston After Dark

    The building on the right (looking at it) is slightly cantered all the rest left are dead on. And that is being really picky. (I put a grid on it). I think it is a great picture. Even the tree frames it well and usually you have to get rid of something like that, but this seems right to me.

    Great picture.

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    Re: Boston After Dark

    Level, correct distortion, remove nasty little dust spots and next time, shoot it for a few less seconds as this one seems a bit "over-cooked." When I go to the blackbox and enlarge the image, I can see where the lights have gone fuzzy. Generally, if the structures are sharp, it indicates too long an exposure. I would think with as many lights and closer to dusk than midnight, 6-10 seconds might have been sufficient.

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    Re: Boston After Dark

    Personally though, after holding a few pieces of paper against the screen, I think I would remove the tree; partially crop then clone the remainder.

    At the moment I find it distracting and prefer the clean lines of just foreground rails and distant buildings.

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