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Low altitude flight over Washington, D.C.
Lens: Pentax DA 18-55mm AL II, JC Penney 135mm Camera: K-x Photo Location: Washington, MA ISO: 100 Aperture: F8 
Posted By: causey, 08-01-2011, 07:09 AM

Not really--photos taken from the tower of the old Postal Office building.






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Nice sharp and clear shots, a view I have not seen before. Thanks!

That first shot...the caption just popped into my head, without warning, unfortunately....
"The Root of all Evil" ....I did say, unfortunately.
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What a neat view. Beautiful photos. The weather in this area is so clear right now. Just great for these kind of shots.
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Wow what a vantage point - thanks ! (Love to see those same shots at night).

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great shots stefan !!.. the vantage point / perspective for your shots really makes this series stand out.... crisp details to boot.... dave m (did you use the in camera correction for the wide shots?)
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Thank you all for the comments!
@Rupert: yeah, if only what happens inside were as beautiful as the building we can see outside...
@Dave: Hard to take the same shots at night. The view was obstructed by protective vertical cords--I could barely stick my kit lens' nose thruogh those metal threads. No way to use a tripod in such conditions.
@Dave: I PP-ed the pics in DxO, which does auto geometrical correction (and corrects the kit lens' softness), then I used Picturenaut (free software) for a mild HDR effect, then I corrected colors in Silkypix.

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