Wednesday, October 29, 2008

"Into The Light"
© David A. Ziser

I made this image during our flight home from New York last Saturday. We had to travel through Detroit which has completed a brand new airport - and, boy, is it a cool airport. Walking through the long corridor connecting two of the terminals was a kick and kind of reminiscent of the walk to the United terminal at O'Hare airport. I managed to pull off this shot while there were not too many people in the scene. It was mid-day Saturday and travel traffic was down a bit for the weekend. The challenge was timing the lights just right to get the beautiful rich colors I wanted to capture in the final image. I don't mind the slight blur of the travellers, in fact I think it adds a sense of motion to the scene. Anyway, I hope you like the urban landscape captured here. Canon 40D Fitted with 18-200mm IS lens at 18mm, F 3.5 @ 1/25 second, ISO 500. Enjoy! -David

6 comments:

  1. dwdmguy@optonline.net9:44 AM, October 29, 2008

    David, this is simply a wonderful picture you've made. Amazing!!!!! Any chance you will make a "gallery" print available. I'm collecting these and hanging them from photographers I love and respect.I've just begun this.
    Wonderfully done.

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  2. dwdmguy@optonline.net9:47 AM, October 29, 2008

    P.S. I've noticed that you use and enjoy the 40D quite a bit. I actually sold my 5D for the 40D for the simple reason that the Dynamic Range is by far richer and wider.
    I feel that is is much more important, unless you are shooting large prints and high glamour then the megapixel sell. I'd love to see you do a blog / video and the Dynamic Range benefit and what to look for when shopping.
    Thanks

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  3. Super neat David. The cool tone really fits here. So dramatic.

    Gav

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  4. This is awesome David. It reminds me of the ice castle's in Finland. Would also be very interested in a gallery print of this image. I love the fact it's the feature shot of my hit. Take care, Crash

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  5. I like the cool blue of this shot. I live in the Detroit area so I've been to this airport a few times. The tunnel is supposed to be soothing and they play new age music and your color tone matches that feeling.

    A year ago I was there and took a similar shot, but with a completely different interpretation. I posted it on my blog for those who are interested.

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  6. Here's my take.
    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3157/3005888951_aa31c4038a.jpg

    It's a great tunnel and a great photo op!

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