Re: [SI] Looking Up/Looking Down, The 'Duck Comments
On Mon, 18 Mar 2013 20:42:55 -0700, Savageduck
>SI Mandate: http://www.pbase.com/shootin/looking_up_down
>So, looking up, or down seems to have left a fair amount open to
>interpretation and some which left no doubt as to meeting the mandate.
>Some good examples pf photography and some which left me wondering.
>Anyway, here goes.
>Nice lighthouse capture. I am not too sure if you were looking up, or
>down at it as you seem to have found the one vantage point in FL where
>you might have been level with the mid point, but I like it.
>Looking_up/down-02 & 03:
>The spiral staircase going both ways nice capture well executed. I like
>these so much I am ready to declare them the best of this batch.
>Leaning slightly towards #2 with its M.C. Escheresque character as my
Thanks for the comments and good words. The full lighthouse shot was
more of an establishing shot because it was an archive shot from a
previous trip. It was taken at ground level from fairly far back.
The shooting-up shot was easy, and for the mandate. I just placed my
camera on the center of the floor and used my remote to trigger the
The shooting-down shot was a bitch, but for the mandate. These old
legs just didn't want to make the climb to the top, and those stairs
are STEEP. I had to hang the camera out over the opening as far as
possible and shoot blind. Many shots, since there were other visitors
climbing the stairs and I couldn't see them until after I shot. I
didn't want them in the image.
Tony Cooper - Orlando FL
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