Posted on Dec.14, 2008, under Michigan

(Olympus E-3, 7-14mm at 14mm (2x crop factor), ISO 100, exposure 1/100 sec @ f/13)

This is a shot of the Clocktower area in Chelsea, Michigan. I’ve been to Chelsea many times to take pictures of the Clocktower. I’ve tried HDR, night shots, etc. For this shot, I went wide, trying to capture more context, in this case the railroad cars and railroad tracks. The original image was in color, but I particularly liked the look of the sky when I converted the image to black and white.

Here is the original color image:

Comments and feedback welcome.

Image and text Copyright © 2008 James W. Howe – All rights reserved

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One Comment

  • Anonymous says:
    I grew up there, it's a great photo that captures the eery lore of the clock tower. Lots of ghosts around there.

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