In the Darkroom: After the storm

27 February 2017 was a good day to not have to drive in Seattle. Traffic got off to a terrible start with an overturned tanker truck that caused terrible delays on I5. And then some intense, weird weather added to the misery. I’m not exaggerating when I write that within the span of 15 minutes we experienced rain, hail, snow, thunder, and lightning. I’ve never seen anything like it.

It wasn’t all bad, though. It made for a nice late winter scene in Capitol Hill’s Cal Anderson Park. I shot this early in the morning on 28 February with a Fujifilm X100T. I didn’t do much to it in Lightroom. I cropped a little bit on the right edge and increased the contrast a few points, which probably isn’t even noticeable. The composition isn’t great – I think the light pole is a distraction. But it was really early in the morning. I didn’t want to be walking around a dark park in the cold.

cal-anderson-park
Cal Anderson Park, Capitol Hill, Seattle, 28 February 2017. ISO 2500, 23mm, f/2.0, 1/30sec.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s