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The Movie Set of New York City

Paris Shot How To

I’ll be in Paris in just a few weeks for the workshop at the chateau (see the Photography Workshop Schedule)! Here is a video that I made during my last trip to Paris that you might enjoy if you have not already seen it…

Tanya Rochat’s Digital Castles

Tanya Rochat’s new eBook, Digital Castles, is insanely cool. Even if you think “I can’t do that!” I invite you to get into the book anyway. No doubt you will discover many new tricks in post-processing that you can re-use in your own craft.From the description:

A matte painting is a painted representation of a landscape, set, or distant location that allows filmmakers to create the illusion of an environment that would otherwise be too expensive or impossible to build or visit. Historically, matte painters and film technicians have used various techniques to combine a matte-painted image with live-action footage. At its best, depending on the skill levels of the artists and technicians, the effect is “seamless” and creates environments that would otherwise be impossible to film.

Daily Photo – The Movie Set of New York City

I shot this from the Google offices in Manhattan a few weeks ago. Luke and I ended up staying up late at the offices, and we wanted to wait until the sunset rolled through… and when sunset finally came, we discovered that we could not even go outside! All the windows and doors had been nailed shut by security, so there was no chance of getting out. Instead, I had to commandeer a conference room and turn out all the lights so I could get a clean shot out the window.

Over on the left side, you can just see the edge of the Brooklyn Bridge.

New York City Downtown

The Movie Set of New York City

Photo Information

  • Date Taken
  • Camera
  • Camera Make
  • Exposure Time
  • Aperturef/5
  • ISO100
  • Focal Length85mm (85mm in 35mm)
  • Flashflash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
  • Exposure Programaperture priority
  • Exposure Bias

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  • susan ratcliff

    Gorgeous shot – New York at night is truly a sight to see!

  • Casper van Zyl

    New York by night ,wonderful. Hi Trey,just information for your listeners Canon has dropped there prices,have just required a Canon MK III for 22,300 Hong Kong. That is cheaper than the Nikon D800. If anyone is traveling to H.K. I can give them the address. $ 2,858

  • DennyLittle

    I am starting to enjoy your videos more than your great photos keep them coming

    Best Denny

  • http://www.facebook.com/Doriesmom Gail Stayton Moshier

    Beautiful photo, Trey!! Have a great Saturday :-)

  • paul

    It’s not quite accurate to say that Antonis Karalis “composed” the music. It’s “Mad World” by Tears for Fears. I agree that he arranged it, but not composed..

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