San Francisco, CA – Gotham City? (HDR)


From a visit to San Francisco I stayed at the Hilton in Union Square and always ask for a high floor. I awoke early on AM to grab and HDR through the window. Of course the window was not perfectly clean so I had to work with a few spots here and there…this made me decide to add a texture to balance them out as I thought this shot was cool enough to work with. Here is a different view of San Francisco for today! Kinda looks like Gotham City?? Throw a “Bat” sign in the sky and look out bad guys!

Talke Photography Settings:

Camera: Nikon D300
Lens: Nikon 12-24 f/4.0
Setting: Aperture Mode
Focal Length: 18.0 mm
ISO: 200
Exposure: HDR 5 Exposures (+2 to -2)
Aperture: f/22.0
Gear: Tripod
Post Process: Adobe CS5, HDR Efex Pro, Color Efex Pro, OnOne Software Photo Tools 2.6

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4 comments on “San Francisco, CA – Gotham City? (HDR)

  1. Dave DiCello says:

    Dude, this looks great Pete! What a view!

  2. John says:

    Great job on the processing! Always hard to clean up those dirty hotel windows and I think this grudgey effect makes a really cool dark emotion kind of photograph – very as you say – Gotham!

  3. Victoria says:

    Nice picture!
    /Victoria (Sweden)

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