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Cheeeeseeeeeee cake.

Cheesecake Factory Chandelier
Cheesecake Factory Chandelier

ISO 500
1/8 shutter

It looks kinda like the One Ring.
Or a UFO.

Space Elves?

RE: earlier post. I worry too much about labels and the respect they do or do not bring. Fuck it. It is what it is.
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alibee From: alibee Date: July 12th, 2006 03:52 am (UTC) (Link)
there's a cheesecake factory here?

holy shit, hide my thighs.
abmann From: abmann Date: July 12th, 2006 03:55 am (UTC) (Link)
No, in Chicago. I was there on the 8th for my BDay dinner with my Dad and sister.
thian_un From: thian_un Date: July 12th, 2006 05:51 am (UTC) (Link)
That Cheesecake factory is so full of delicious...
vicalis From: vicalis Date: July 12th, 2006 08:18 am (UTC) (Link)
Dammit. I was just about to check their website to find out where the closer one than that was.
zesty_pinto From: zesty_pinto Date: July 12th, 2006 03:55 am (UTC) (Link)
Like I said, the lighting is complex. You've got a center bit, several outward sources, and the outside light. I guess the camera picks up on it.
abmann From: abmann Date: July 12th, 2006 03:57 am (UTC) (Link)
True. THe outside bit looks like nuclear winter. :) I'll have to watch that.
alyska From: alyska Date: July 12th, 2006 01:59 pm (UTC) (Link)
i wouldn't worry about it too much. if you balanced more toward the exterior light, the interior would get way too dark. and you've got a minimum of photo realestate that's blown out, so it's easier to take in because it's balanced out by the rest of the image.

great composition!
fiendishx From: fiendishx Date: July 13th, 2006 12:28 am (UTC) (Link)
If you think there's something wrong with the way the window turned out (I think it's fine) or maybe you just want to try out a technique, you can boost the dynamic range of a photo by taking multiple exposures at different settings and then combining them.

abmann From: abmann Date: July 13th, 2006 02:55 am (UTC) (Link)
Interesting concept.

I have that site bookmarked already. I hearts it good.
ralinad From: ralinad Date: July 12th, 2006 02:53 pm (UTC) (Link)
Hey, thats down the block!

Haven't been there in a few years, though.
fiendishx From: fiendishx Date: July 12th, 2006 08:47 pm (UTC) (Link)
It's blurry! Hit that bitch with a sharpen. You know you wanna.
From: thegelf Date: July 14th, 2006 12:36 am (UTC) (Link)
Exact opposite advice from me. Next time, use a larger aperture so the chandelier is still in focus but the rest of the image doesn't distract from it. I love the composition, it works very well. Blurry can be useful! Drat not having any of my work in digital form here.
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