Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Urban Shape #19

Simple rectangle with a little selfie. Vivian Maier took many self portrait in her body of work. So why not ? :)
I was expecting passerby to appear across the street to create a nice reflection on the glass. Unfortunately the traffic is too busy, passerby across the street would be blocked by car.

A man showed up carrying his child on a stroller, I took several shot of him when his reflection appear on the right and left glass. The light on the right area was sufficiently bright to create a well exposed glass reflection. But the glass is decorated by drawings that interfere the reflection, renders it unreadable. The left glass was clean but the light was not as good, yields a less than ideal figure to ground relation. Arrgh...

1 Aug 2014
Nikon D700
Nikkor 35mm f/2 AI
ISO 400 - f/8 - 1/125