Felix the Cat, Downtown Los Angeles
This image was captured at sunset with the sun behind me bathing the frame with its warm glow.
Los Angeles’ favorite cat seems to have nine lives. The three-sided “Felix” automobile dealership sign near downtown that has survived earthquakes, fires, riots and recession escaped another close call Thursday as the city’s Cultural Heritage Commission voted to declare it a historic-cultural monument. Read the full Los Angeles Times article here:
Nikon D3 DSLR, Nikkor AF Zoom-NIKKOR 80-200mm f-2.8D ED, focal length: 100 mm, exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 sec., ISO 200, exposure index: -0.67, exposure program: Aperture Priority, focus mode: manual, capture: 14-bit RAW-NEF converted to 32-bit HDR, b&w conversion with Channel Mixer in Photoshop CS6, M-up mode, white balance: Auto, Nikon MC-20 remote cable, Manfrotto 3221 tripod, Manfrotto 3047 studio head, capture date and time: 11/02/2014 6:02 pm, post processing: Photoshop CC 2014/32-bit HDR file.