The Windsor Hotel: Hourglass

Really had some pretty cool light the morning in the hotel.  We tried to plan it when the sun was fairly low in the sky but high enough to shine into the windows and skylights at a downward angle.  HDR really worked out well during this time because there was a lot of shadows and highlights right next to one another.  Have really been working on my ‘eye’ for these kinds of shots.  You really have to make yourself see what your camera would see.  In the past, I never would have thought to frame a picture like this, but I really like the results.

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13 responses

  1. Really awesome setup. Love the use of light on this shot!

    April 20, 2011 at 9:33 am

  2. Great use of the light here, I like that you kept it dark.

    April 20, 2011 at 9:40 am

  3. Neat shot, I like the light coming through but might go for a lower framing if you have the chance next time. The image makes me want to see what else is in the room!

    April 20, 2011 at 10:22 am

  4. Love this composition, Scott. Mirror image, shadow, reflection? – can’t overthink it! Beautifully effective.

    April 20, 2011 at 10:26 am

  5. Love those lights coming into the door, great composition.

    April 20, 2011 at 10:48 am

  6. Awesome light! Great job!

    April 20, 2011 at 10:57 am

  7. Wonderful composition here Scott! Love the light coming through the door. Good eye!

    April 20, 2011 at 12:18 pm

  8. Nice effect! Makes me think the room is in some kind of Inception chamber with the pieces on the ground moving up the hourglass of light.

    April 20, 2011 at 6:32 pm

  9. The lighting and the shadow are great. Nice capture.

    April 20, 2011 at 7:50 pm

  10. Tom Barnett

    I love this image! Great processing! Great framing! Really gives me a sense of mystery. Good work!

    April 20, 2011 at 8:47 pm

  11. Great shot Scott! Love the light and texture in the wooden boards…

    April 21, 2011 at 11:38 am

  12. I dig the composition in this shot, nicely done.

    April 24, 2011 at 3:12 am

  13. GREAT point of view. And that light coming through the doorway is just magical.

    April 24, 2011 at 10:38 pm

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