Title: Escape to the Sky

Capture Date/Time: May 20 2006 10:18
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: 12-24mm f/4G ED-IF AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor
Focal Length: 12mm
Aperture/Shutter Speed: F/4 - 1/40 sec
ISO: 100
Flash: None

One of the hardest things to do when shooting straight up with a super wide angle lens is to avoid getting flare from the sun beaming down. I have to strategically stand within a shadow or have something above me like a street lamp cover that giant glowing ball...

9 commentsAdd yours

05.22.06/06:58 AM Nick said:

First visit to your site. Wow! What an amazing shot.Love the angle. It makes you feel dizzy just looking at it.

05.22.06/10:30 AM Peter said:

your perspectives are always amazing. I like the simmetry on the walls!

05.22.06/02:34 PM dcr said:

Really great perspective. Nice tip for blocking the flare!

05.22.06/03:34 PM micki said:

Well, you ended up with a spectacular shot! All your efforts paid off well!

05.22.06/06:34 PM Ana said:

you should just lay down next time. ;) That's what i do

05.22.06/06:57 PM cristinamarie said:


05.23.06/12:44 PM whateverland fan said:

ooohhh maaan, this one got me a little dizzy! Nice shot though!

06.04.06/08:43 PM outdoorexposure said:

cool shot...amazing sharp angle and lines...great capture:-))

07.17.06/11:15 PM Kristyn said:

This is how Chicago makes me feel every time I get off the train.
You have so many amazing photos on this site! I really like your point of view. I hope you keep posting more!!