water tower wednesday - columbus avenue


West 71st Street and Columbus Avenue
If you know me, you know I have this tilt to all my photos
I correct it in Picnik.com or in iPhoto pre-post
when I fixed the tilt in this photo
 the street sign reading 71st Street got cut off 
as did a second water tower 
atop the dark brown brick faced building behind the red one
I am now thinking 
I purposely tilted to get the second water tower
or 
maybe I am so used to having my tilt pointed out 
that I now feel the need to explain
whatever

22 comments:

  1. It's hard to shoot large buildings without the tilt unless you've got a tilt-shift (read: very pricey) lens. In your case the tilt just adds character :). Love the art deco light fixture too.

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  2. I had to reread that, since I was looking for a second water tower...which I see now got cut off.
    oh, it is all so confusing early in the morning.

    love that fancy street light!

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  3. I am the worst tilter -- but my current camera lets me project a little grid on my screen to help me line my shots up. But even with the grid, I often have to correct the tilt.

    Anyway -- glad you caught this guy.

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  4. Either way, it's a very nice shot. I've had that tilt issue too and it's hard when there is something you want to keep in the shot and it gets lost.

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  5. Great shot! I love the buildings of New York.

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  6. My favorite thing in this photo is the warm reddish color of the building.

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  7. I happen to like your tilts, and I do love this photograph! Really neat perspective.

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  8. Tilt away! I love the towers and the tilts.

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  9. To tilt or not to tilt that is the burning question haha! You use the same program as I do Daryl, have you tried the edit in Picnik application, I only tried it about a month ago, I haven't used it much but it has some really fun options on it..that's how I did my 'marsupial bookends'.

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  10. Your blog is definitely one I need to follow. I belive it will give me my 'city fix' since the opportunities to get there are few and far between!

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  11. Tilted, straight, upside down... you're still one of my favorite people!

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  12. I so agree with Suldog sentiments! Still wonderful pic. I especially like the lightpost with its intricate details. Cheers Daryl!!

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  13. I really like how the red building stands out in this picture.

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  14. am late, running very late:)
    love the tilt and the red building!

    wv: wakepimp huh?

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  15. I always seem to have this left tilt... ugh! You always make it look great.

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  16. actually I'm a fan of the 'tilt' - your world juxaposed in a way that most of us actually see the world when we look up - more tilting xo

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  17. Totally enamored with the colors...all of my favorites. Well not the black so much. Had there been a tiny bit of greenery, I may have drooled.

    Maybe your tilt is off kilter? LOL My mind is strange xoxoxox

    I don't tilt and don't even know how.

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  18. Darn..there is a tad bit of greenery but it's Winter. Ummmm.

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