Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Height

This week’s travel theme is height.  Fortunately, Kongo was atop New York’s Top of the Rock yesterday evening and he took this three-frame panorama of Manhattan looking south shortly before sunset.  The Empire State Building is left-center with Freedom Plaza and downtown in the background.  The Hudson River is on the right.  See more height images at Ailsa’s Where’s My Backpack. Travel safe.  Have fun. Advertisements

Ocean Beach Sunset

It was a great evening for sunset photography at the Ocean Beach pier in San Diego tonight.  The first picture is shot with two layers of neutral gray filters which added about 2.5 stops for 3.2 seconds, f32, ISO 100.  I used a Tamron wide angle 10-24 mm SP lens at 24mm.  I could see the sun sinking fast so for the second shot I quickly changed to a Canon 70-200mm EF “L” Series lens and took the image at 144mm.  I didn’t have time to do a complete filter swap so I just held a single square of gray neutral…