Reflections on the Potomac

© Jeffrey Levy

Reflections on the Potomac

Uploaded: January 14, 2008


This is a combination of three shots of the same scene to expand the dynamic range. I did it manually, so I don't know whether it can be called "High Dynamic Range" or HDR. The bridge and its reflection are a 30s exposure brightened further in RAW conversion, the middle is a 15s exposure, and the Kennedy Center (the bright horizontal building on the right side) is a 4s exposure.

Toss in some sharpening, a little noise reduction, and a bit of contrast enhancement, and you get this result.


Dave Sanders January 14, 2008

Very nice.... Awesome... #830353

Joan Powell January 14, 2008

Beautiful scene , nice work !! #5341189

Angela Pound January 14, 2008

Fantastic scene. Looks like a winner to me. Great work. #5341237

January 14, 2008

Beatiful capture. Love the mood. #5341441

Michelle Alton January 15, 2008

Absolutley wonderful image. POV is outstanding for this well accomplished night shot.
Michelle #5342090

Garth D. Beatty level-classic January 29, 2008

Nice night shot! #5415213

Irene Colling level-classic February 21, 2008

The shoreline alone would make a great shot. Framing the shorline with the bridge makes this an outstanding photo. Well done. #5528741

Gail Vitikacs level-classic March 24, 2008

Creative prospective! Wonderful! #5687468

Sharrie Thomas December 31, 2008

I really enjoy this picture. Very nice
photo!! If you look at it from a different point of view, it reminds me of a reflection in one's eye. Nice gallery. #6962630

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