Tiny Pittsburgh

A Tokina 11-16mm ultra wide angle lens on a Nikon D90 captures a very small big city. While I have been photographing Pittsburgh recently, I have been struck by how colorful the city’s buildings and bridges are. A little enhancement with Aperture brings it out. By the way, for the record, in case it turns […]

Kennywood arcade at night


Kennywood is a Pittsburgh cultural Mecca. Every family makes the pilgrimage here each summer. It’s not a good place to drag around a DSLR, at least not if you want to ride anything. I used my iPod touch. I am using the HDR setting here. It did a nice job with the lit interior of […]

UPMC Tower

Pittsburgh Skyscrapers

I drove around Pittsburgh today, looking for views of the downtown skyscrapers from new angles. I found the telephoto views to be the most interesting; all shots here are with a Nikkor 70-300mm AF-S ED VR. I also found leaning on the Vibrancy slider in Aperture to give an interesting effect on the colors. Today […]