Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Day before transition

I work one block from the White House in Washington, DC and I took a stroll through the Lafayette Square area which is directly in front of the White House the day before the inauguration of Barack Obama. I saw this street sign and the sun trying to fight it's way through the clouds. I did a bit of HDR tone mapping on it and it brought out some of the shadow detail in the lamp. You'll notice that I used some fill flash on this shot to bring out the sign. You'll also notice (as I just did) that there are two surveillance cameras mounted on the bottom of the two glass lamps. I guess they were taking pictures of me while I was taking pictures of it! :-)


1 comment:

Final Approach said...

Enjoy your blog. I have been trying some "astrophotography"....