Over the weekend I was doing some urban sunset chasing in Gantry Plaza State Park, located in Long Island City, Queens…
The views of Manhattan are really spectacular from this park; you are basically viewing the Midtown Skyline of Manhattan from about 23rd St to around 59th St. Pictures from this location coming up soon after I finish post-processing etc. Once I finished all my night shots at Gantry Plaza State Park. I was just minutes away from Queensboro Plaza, where I could take the N or R train to the Astoria Blvd stop. One of the cool things about this subway stop; is that it passes directly over the highway and gives you an impressive view of the Triborough Bridge (officially Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) Bridge) looking east.
Interesting side note: While shooting different angles and changing settings on my fully set up DSLR and tripod. I ran into a guy who just purchased a Sony RX mk ii. He was taking his first shots with his new camera and wanted to start off by taking some long exposure photos of the Triborough Bridge.
During our brief conversation with him and his girlfriend, he expressed so much happiness with the purchase of his new small camera and he loves taking it with him everywhere he goes. Coincidentally my fellow HDR friend and blogger Luke Zeme from Sydney, Australia just did a tutorial on the Sony RX mk ii called HDR with a compact camera.
Technical Information: ISO 100, 52mm, F11 and 17.0 sec.
Post-processing information: Lightroom 5 Adjustments, Topaz DeNoise, Topaz Clarity, and Topaz Detail.
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