Rodeo Drive-Edit

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So pissed off.....I had an appointment in Beverly Hills to shoot something that could have been very special and Mapquest screwed me, my Sprint GPS wouldn't connect and the traffic was thick. As the sun went down, the western sky turned reddish pink and the best sunset of the summer just laughed at me. I was in the neighborhood so I stopped on the world famous Rodeo Drive and took these 5 exposures.

What is with rich woman and their perfume...It's 2011, some one should tell these bags that woman don't wear perfume anymore, let alone bathe in it. It's rude to those around you....It does not smell good. It gives others a headache....I really don't get it. Is perfume to attract men? (they're already married,) is it to keep the husband interested? (it makes them sick,) is it to show everyone that you can afford it? (it makes everyone nauseous.)

HDR image I fixed the lens distortion (crooked buildings) but I went back to this, it's more fun to look at.

Mel Mijares, Olympe B., nickmastrini, and 366 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. Michael Aguilar 45 months ago | reply

    loving the hdrs, killer!

  2. Niki Feijen - [deleted] 44 months ago | reply

    What an amazing shot !!

  3. creepin'festus 44 months ago | reply

    Every image of yours I look at is better than the last one. Envious of your talent? You bet! Some day I'll attempt to move into HDR images and be embarassed by the results. You, on the other hand....
    How could anyone pick their favorite...they all are!

  4. tanguera75 44 months ago | reply

    Killer image! Congrats on Photo of the Day! This was taken(?)/posted on my b-day :-)

  5. paul pascal 44 months ago | reply

    great picture

  6. debtink 42 months ago | reply

    Ben (abject) turned me on to your work. I absolutely love the distortion you get. You turn the ordinary into extraordinary.

  7. fatmanwalking 42 months ago | reply

    Absolutely love the feel of this image.

  8. Alberto Sinmas 42 months ago | reply

    Excelente composición

  9. Lorne Dauterman 42 months ago | reply

    I wish i had the software to merge HDR pictures like this one =/

  10. HDRcustoms (very busy) 40 months ago | reply

    Love the distortion here!

  11. i_goupil 22 months ago | reply

    Nice perspective!

  12. LoveBevHills 22 months ago | reply

    Wow, the texture and editing on this is unreal. What a treat! (We just started a Beverly Hills specific Flickr Group and welcome you to add this and any other shots in the city:

  13. Katherine Walsh (away) 6 months ago | reply

    Superb work!!

    Wonderful work !

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