Strange Traffic

© Michelle Alton

Strange Traffic

Uploaded: May 21, 2015 | Entered: May 21, 2015 04:15:22


I was stopped in traffic on the way to Sayen Gardens in New Jersey. It wasn't the dancer sculptures that caused the jam-up--no, it was an ordinary red light. Convenient for photography! But the turquoise truck in front of me had a very large side-view mirror, that looked like a big dark blob on the front of the second car. I had to make it disappear and then attempt to clone a new grill and headlight. It looked kind of cartoonish, so I decided to make everything but the sculptures also cartoonish. Works for me.

Exif: F Number: 13, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 320, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 184.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D Mark II


Lynn M. Whitt May 21, 2015

Great find and DDR work. #1618496

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 21, 2015

Great work with a difficult situation. To answer your question that barn is more like a shed for storage. #11305487

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 21, 2015

Excellent DD work Michelle. #11305589

Jeff Sielski May 21, 2015

Awesome DD work Michelle!! #11305681

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic May 21, 2015

Great work Michelle!,
Amalia #11305789

John Connolly May 21, 2015

A great result from your play in the darkroom Michelle! Nice work! #11305877

Rony Sagy May 21, 2015

Wonderful work, Michelle. Love the result. #11305951

Evy Johansen level-classic May 21, 2015

Wonderful capture, Michelle! Great work! #11306081

Douglas Pignet May 22, 2015

nice filter work #11306164

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe May 23, 2015

What a surprise. Great find, great treatment, which creates a mood. #11307149

Chris Ebben June 13, 2015

This was well worth getting caught in the traffic jam. I often see some really great scenes when driving in the "moving" traffic & can't pull up. Very good DDR work=^..^= #11317536

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