* Cityscape #3 *

© Carolyn J. Connolly

* Cityscape #3 *

Uploaded: June 22, 2005 23:58:31


Number three in my cityscape series! Looking skywards from beneath two Sydney skyscrapers, with one building reflecting in the other! Some adjustments made using PS CS - Rotate & Crop, Brightness & Contrast, Saturation & Lightness, Shadow-Highlight, Unsharp Mask, & Borders, & filtered using Neat Image... Taken just after midday - 1/320 sec @ f5.6, ISO 64, & 5.9mm digital focal length...


Jordi Delgado June 23, 2005

Wow, What a spectacular perspective, Carolyn!!! Great effects, and that branches framing the shot are a plus!!

:-)) #267581

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic June 23, 2005

This is fabulous. The effects of the branches are outstanding. I bet this will be back to visit us again. #1508697

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic June 23, 2005

Jordi and Kerby, thank you VERY much for your very complimentary comments on this image!! I really like the way the branches and autumn leaves are framing this, too!! Of course, I also love that gorgeous blue sky overhead, with the light clouds scudding by!! Thanks again!! :o) #1509099

Janet Williams June 23, 2005

Carolyn this really is amazing. We all take and see so many building reflections etc., but this is an entirely new perspective. Really inventive and such an impact. You must have spent some time getting the very best spot to shoot from! #1511934

Ermanno Radice June 24, 2005

Excellent perspective, great image, well done, Carolyn! #1516314

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe June 26, 2005

I love this, Carolyn! Very well seen and captured!!! #1522800

Marcie A. Fowler June 28, 2005

i simply love the perspective and colors on this one Carolyn!! Beautiful! #1531615

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic June 29, 2005

Thanks for your kind thoughts on this image, Janet, Ermanno, Jim, and Marcie!! :o)

Janet - strange as it may seem, it only took me a very short time to capture this shot! Phil and I were just walking down the street towards Pyrmont Bridge, to cross over to Darling Harbour, when I saw the reflections you see in this shot... I lifted my camera up, and took a couple of shots of the reflections, and then, just tried lifting my camera RIGHT up, so that I was looking directly overhead, and could include the building behind me (that of course was creating the reflections!)... Thankfully, I managed to keep my balance alright!! Hope that all makes sense to you!! ;o)

Thanks once again to all of you for looking and commenting - I really appreciate it!! :o) #1537649

Laura E. OConnor July 11, 2005

Fantastic image! Love your composition and perspective! Congrats on being featured in the "Digital Darkroom #28" Newsletter! #1579539

Mary K. Robison July 16, 2005

Carolyn, Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL reflection/perspective image, and on being featured in the Digital Darkroom Newsletter!! #1601614

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic July 22, 2005

Laura and Mary, thank you for your great comments - I really appreciate them!! Glad that you like this image too!! ;o)

Thanks also for pointing out that it had been featured in the Digital Darkroom Newsletter... Having been away for a while I had not caught up with that news!! ;o)

Thanks once again for looking AND commenting!! :o) #1620553

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic July 22, 2005


Congratulations on your finalist

Best of luck in the following rounds.

Kerby #1623116

Mary K. Robison July 22, 2005

Deja vu, sort of, Carolyn ~
CONGRATULATIONS on your perspective gem making finalist! :)
Good luck next level! #1623756

Janet Williams July 23, 2005

Congratulations Carolyn - very pleased for you. #1624275

Laura E. OConnor July 23, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS! Best of luck on the next round! #1625412

Lori Carlson July 23, 2005

Whoohoo Carolyn!!! Congratulations!! :0) #1627018

Ermanno Radice July 23, 2005

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, good luck for the next round, Carolyn!! #1627301

Stanley J. Contrades July 23, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS, Carolyn, and best of luck to you in the next round of judging!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1628995

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic July 27, 2005

Thanks VERY much to you all ~ Kerby, Mary, Janet, Laura, Lori, Ermanno, and Stan ~ for your good wishes on my Finalist for this image!! :o)

As you can imagine I'm MOST excited to be awarded this!! I guess we'll have to wait to see if it progresses further!! ;o)

Congratulations to any (or all!) of you who has also received Finalist awards at this stage, and, all the best from now on!! :o)

I am not able to post any images at this stage - I am only checking my emails, and, returning comments!! ;o)

Thanks once again for ALL your very kind comments and congrat's!! I do trust that you are all having a great week!! :o) #1643915

Mary N C. Taitt August 24, 2005

WOWSER! Great shot--a deserving finalist, good luck! Mary #1761240

Nemil B. Chabebe October 14, 2005

I look at your gallery it is great, this picture in particular I love, the best of this one you have 2 bldgs together, great finalist shot. #1952917

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic October 14, 2005

Mary and Nemil, thank you for your very complimentary comments!! I'm glad you like this image, too!! :o)

Nemil - thanks for browsing through my gallery...I'm glad that you enjoyed it!! I also found your gallery of images very interesting!! :o) #1953392

eileen bedford September 01, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS on this great shot, great eye here... #3256336

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