Left like a shadow on the step

I had plans for shooting this place at night: there would be clouds moving past that I could capture with a long exposure, or maybe the sky would be clear and I could get stars, and the buildings would be dark, lit by only by light accumulating gradually on the camera’s sensor.

Of course – I’m sure you are way ahead of me here – none of those things came to pass. Although it was cloudy through the day, by late afternoon, the clouds had moved on. The building had not one but two giant floodlights on it, which derailed the accumulated-slowly-over-time light inside the camera and made the stars unseeable.

But I had come all this way and had committed to staying the night alone inside the walls of the old fort, so I set up the tripod and camera and set to work.

Presidio la Bahía
Goliad, Texas
photographed 5.6.2019

Posted on May 20, 2019, in Photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. On the other hand, you got amazing texture. The thing we all learn, sooner or later, is that you get what you get. It pays to be flexible.

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  2. Don’t have rigid plans,..go with the flow, be adaptable (I think you are!)

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