rf.sullivan at gmail.com
Wed Jul 14 17:00:05 EDT 2010
Those guys did a big clean-up before they went on strike.
I've never seen a construction site look so good.
Regards, Bob S.
On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 3:12 PM, Christine Aguila
<caguila at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Hi Everyone:
> Well, yesterday marked the 1 year anniversary of the start of the
> construction on the parking garage and student services building at work.
> The construction workers are on strike right now, but they'll get that
> sorted soon, and work will resume.
> The photos are what they are, but I had so much fun shooting yesterday. It
> was dead quiet on the site. I had giggly conversation with Desmond, my
> escort, while shooting, and it was the day of the tripod. Every picture was
> make on a tripod--except the stairway photo. The walk around the sight was
> leisurely, as was the speed of my shutter, shooting a lot of 1/3 - 1/6th of
> a second at ISO 400 with f-stops mostly in the f 4 - f 7.1 range, and I
> bracketed virtually every shot, though I still had some tweaking to do in
> the shadow areas--a bump up here and there, and some recovery of blown
> highlights. Because I used a tripod, my frames were A LOT more level than
> my usual frames resembling a stroke victim with pronounced sagging to the
> right. I only shot the interior, so I was out of the sun, and a cool breeze
> followed us around like a good friend. My construction boots were still a
> must, but I was allowed to abandon my hard hat and safety vest, so I could
> enjoy the breeze even more.
> It was just one of those shoots when it felt good to be both alive and a
> Comments welcome.
> Cheers, Christine
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