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Portland Skyline

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 26 December 2009 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

The day after Thanksgiving (late November), eldest son, Mark, and I went down to the eastside of the Willamette River Esplanade to do some photographing. This is looking back at the downtown area. Today begins a series of photographs from that shoot.

NIKON D700 1/400 second F/11.0 ISO 200 30 mm (35mm equiv.)

Barbara from Florida, United States

Excellent cityscape composition. I'm quite impressed at the 3D effect it has. I look forward to this series.
Well done, Jack.

26 Dec 2009 5:48am

@Barbara: Thanks, Barb.

Manel from Girona, Spain

Nice B&W panoramic shot, maybe a little flat. Some contras it'll be necesaire in order to obtain more volome, but great shot!!

26 Dec 2009 8:07am

@Manel: I punched it up a bit.

kerfendal from Paris, France

great landscape pic !

26 Dec 2009 10:50am

k@ from Paris, France

Very nice elegant B&W*

26 Dec 2009 11:26am

@k@: Such a nice comment. Elegant is such an elegant word:))

bekkah from Pennsylvania, United States

fantastic shot!

26 Dec 2009 1:39pm

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

I like the 'way distant' view in this shot. so glad you are doing a 'Portland" series. I love that city and I was born not far away in Longview WA...so this will take me down memory lane. :-)

26 Dec 2009 1:46pm

B.Held from Santa Fe, United States

i love the atmosphere of this place . . . superb work!

26 Dec 2009 2:00pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wonderful B&W, Jack.

26 Dec 2009 2:18pm

dideban from mashhad, Iran

Very nice B&W, this is beautiful sky, good shot

26 Dec 2009 3:17pm

dideban from mashhad, Iran

Very nice B&W, this is beautiful sky, good shot

26 Dec 2009 3:19pm

Theys from Charleroi, Belgium

Very nice shot,bravo!

26 Dec 2009 4:31pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

beautiful skyline in fine B&W !

26 Dec 2009 4:58pm

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Beautiful tones Jack and nice composition too

26 Dec 2009 5:06pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Looks like a great place for a shoot...Looking forward to the rest of the series...

26 Dec 2009 5:56pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superbe photo NB!

26 Dec 2009 6:12pm

dabbler from Minneapolis, United States

Magnificent skyline !!! Will this series eventually take us to the Willamette Valley wine country? :-)

26 Dec 2009 6:16pm

@dabbler: Thanks. Nope to the wine country. Everything was taken within a 1 mile walk.

PATRICK from miramas, France

very great capture and compo

26 Dec 2009 6:51pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a nice point of view ,with a great angle ,jack !
friendships !

26 Dec 2009 7:00pm

@marc battault: Merci. I've been missing your photographs.

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Good clean crisp shot!

26 Dec 2009 7:45pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

great panorama, i like the b&w effet

26 Dec 2009 10:43pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Shot from a boat ? I can feel cool breeze.

26 Dec 2009 11:14pm

@Hiro: Nope; shot from the east shore Esplanade. It was quite breezy.

Bishop from Houston, United States

Love the clarity in this pic! :)

27 Dec 2009 2:06am

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

Skylines are fun, you captured a lot here, nice, Jack!

27 Dec 2009 4:41am

Ajay from Pune, India

Very different from your usual style. But then... the superb quality of the shot is still your style

27 Dec 2009 4:47am

@Ajay: Thanks, Ajay. I'll probably never become an urban photographer.

Momo from Montpellier, France

sweet b&w cityscape...and cool, to share this passion with your son, I have no children Jack, but I imagine it must feel plenty good...

27 Dec 2009 9:42am

SOUL AFLAME from The bosom of Mother Nature, United Kingdom

Perfection in mono, what a cracking shot Jack.

27 Dec 2009 6:34pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Great in b&w...nice distance

28 Dec 2009 4:27pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A lovely B&W or Portland.

28 Dec 2009 5:30pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

an excellent shot -- beautiful detail and tonalities!

28 Dec 2009 7:10pm

JamesC from portland, United States

I like this shot very much, excellent.

1 Jan 2010 4:59am