Friday, February 24, 2012

Pic(k) of the week 8: Desert power

Just next to where I fly my remote control aircraft at Nad al Sheeba RCM airfield in Dubai, there is a large electricity distribution center with a few dozen large pylons.
2012 Pic(k) of the week 8: Desert power
I've been wanting to photograph these steel monsters for a while and finally got around it!  Even though they are not really the most photogenic models, they make for some interesting architectural photography! The image above was shot vertically from below the center of the pylon. 

Image details:
Nikon D700 with Nikkor 70-200 VR2
ISO 200, 70mm, f5.0
5 shot HDR developed with Photomatix 4
Nik SilverEfex 2 for Black and White conversion

Two more images with a different perspective of the same shoot can be found here.

Wherever you are, whatever you do, have a great weekend!

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