• 1 New York Plaza. 5 minutes before I got to the roof, the glow here was awesome.
  • Goldman Sachs building
  • these lines should be parralel. Your correction didn't go the full way ;) - Thomas Birke

Sunset over Lower Manhattan, New York City

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I was outside on Hanover Square when I looked up and noticed a really nice glow coming off 1 New York Plaza, so I grabbed my gear and went to the roof. But I wasn't fast enough. I ended up waiting a few minutes for this wide angle sunset. This is also the first time I corrected for keystoning in Photoshop. Thoughts? Here's the image sooc and uncorrected.

Single exposure / 14mm (21mm=) / 1/40s / f/8 / ISO 200

Huge 2000ish-pixel-wide version.

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  1. andrew c mace 60 months ago | reply

    rchmj
    Oh, I didn't even know CNX had a perspective tool to fix keystoning. I only found a lens distortion option, which only corrects for barrel distortion. I'll have to poke around more.

  2. robert.hamilton 60 months ago | reply

    Never mind Andrew. I was thinking of lens distortion.

  3. Ivan Sohrakoff 60 months ago | reply

    I think you did a great job with the keystoning, Andrew. Looks really nice, and a great capture as well.

  4. saquintes 59 months ago | reply

    Amazing Shot!

  5. leonem 59 months ago | reply

    Pretty cool - love the angle and the glow. I agree you could correct it a bit more if you wanted it to be fully straight, but it doesn't matter.

  6. Vangi 2012 55 months ago | reply

    I love the corrected photo!

    My only observation is it looks a bit plastic, compared to the uncorrected version, which looks very real.
    Do you know what I mean?

    But I still love it. It seems magical.

  7. UNDERGROUND. 54 months ago | reply

    it seems an HDR!

  8. Eve Balashova 53 months ago | reply

    the sky is just awesome!

  9. Photo--Graphy [deleted] 49 months ago | reply

    AWESOME ! love it !!!


  10. NathanFrenchPhotography [deleted] 49 months ago | reply

    Beautiful capture!

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  12. Tania E. Anna 14 months ago | reply

    Great light and composition.

  13. shley00 13 months ago | reply

    Beautiful!

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