Clouds Over Downtown Los Angeles

Clouds, Downtown Los AngelesClouds Over Downtown Los Angeles – California, USA

This photograph of feathery clouds against a deep blue sky was captured on the rooftop of Texere Plaza in Downtown Los Angeles in late afternoon. I waited for when I thought the sea-gull was is in exactly the right spot within the frame.

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Copyright 2014 O. Bisogno Scotti,  All Rights Reserved.

Nikon D3 DSLR, AF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8D, exposure: f/9.0, 1/800 sec., ISO 200, exposure index: -0.67, exposure program: Aperture Priority, focus mode: manual, M-up mode,  Manfrotto 3221 tripodManfrotto 3221 tripod with Manfrotto 3265 pistol grip ball head,  Nikon MC-20 remote cable release, capture: 14-bit RAW-NEF, white balance: Auto, capture date and time: 7/18/2014, 6:09 pm

12 thoughts on “Clouds Over Downtown Los Angeles

    • I know you are Lezlie. In fact, your Painted Cloud series was the impetus for this photo. Finally, I was able to see a sky as the sole subject in a photograph. These clouds warranted it…demanded it! I did not tilt the camera to get this angled composition. The camera was level with the horizon. “Ballet” is a nice analogy. I like that!

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      • I am honored that my Painted Clouds have inspired you to direct your eye away from Terra Firma and into the Terra Nullius of the skyscape. It is a beautiful world up there as well and inhabited with ethereal visions worthy of being captured as you have done so elegantly in this image.

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