Photo101(2): Streets Where We Live.

Waiting in Boston
Waiting in Boston

Greetings! It was a long day at work today and I didn’t finish until late, so my photography happened in the dark. Quite a challenge. Since I was at my parents’ place, I dragged my Dad out with me to hold the light 🙂

I got a few shots at the intersection near my parent’s home but I wasn’t overjoyed with the image quality in such darkness, so I have chosen one of my favourite images from  a recent trip to Boston. I took this photo using one of the art filters on my Olympus OMD EM5, before I knew how to use manual mode. I was smart enough to shoot raw images as well as the jpegs, so I thought I would use this challenge to experiment with the skills I have learnt in editing. The image at the top of this post is the new image. Here is the original, using the line art mode on my camera:

Waiting in Boston
Boston Line Art

I still love the Line Art image, it’s a very cool feature, one that I don’t play with so much anymore. Perhaps I’ll re-visit the art filters over this month long challenge.

Here are the photos from the intersection tonight – I decided I should include them, otherwise I’m cheating! I was driving to my parents’ house for dinner and looking at the world a little differently for this challenge, and I noticed the “Wild Animals” sign, for the first time. So we drove down (so that I could use my car headlights) and got snapping.  A few walkers stopped, thinking we had lost something and cars were slowing down to take a look. I’m glad I did it – I know I need to work on my night photography skills!

Wild Animals Ahead
Wild Animals Ahead
Alfa on the Street
Alfa on the Street
Alfa Ready
Alfa Ready

Thank you for reading.  Please stop by again.

x desleyjane


2 Comments Add yours

  1. pommepal says:

    I think that cropping the Boston photo improves it. The cyclists are now more of a feature.


    1. desleyjane says:

      Cool thanks, i appreciate that. I like it too.

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