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5 shot panorama taken from one of the viewing platforms that adorn the helix bridge, Singapore.
The bridge being a suspension bridge shakes and wobbles when people walk on it, not good for 20 second exposures.

Sony a850, Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar 16-35 lens

it always sucks when you get to a place and there’s about 20 other photographers there too – all with tripods and all in the same spot. Made me feel like a real tourist and photo snapper. but there are some spots that just work. I’d seen a couple of shots from this bridge before but not very wide and certainly not stitched panos. having the 16-35 lens on helped but set this to about 20mm because of the distortion to the buildings out wide at 16mm. I would have taken 3 wide then a couple more up and down to make sure there weren’t any gaps in the image.

Don’t ever follow the crowd, look for the shot that nobody else is shooting and get creative :o)

There was another group taking shots along the esplanade of the Singapore ‘eye’ – I just kept walking tripod slung on shoulder… and found a much much better shot and angle and was there all on my own ;o)

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helix, bridge, singapore, marina, bay, night, cityscape, reflection, landscape, dean mullin

Comments

  • Wendi Donaldson
    Wendi Donaldsonover 3 years ago

    Awesome shot (s) Dean…hate it when people are so inconsiderate!! LOL

  • Thanks Wendi – don’t know which one I like best – perhaps this view

    – Dean Mullin

  • Odille Esmonde-Morgan
    Odille Esmonde...over 3 years ago

    Oh Dean, what lovely light! That is so pretty by night, and beautifully captured

  • Odille Esmonde-Morgan
    Odille Esmonde...over 3 years ago

    What is the tulip shaped thingy there?

  • I ‘think’ it’s an art gallery, not too sure – will have to find out for you

    – Dean Mullin

  • City art/science museum, also has a rooftop ampitheatre… quite impressive though

    – Dean Mullin

  • BreeDanielle
    BreeDanielleover 3 years ago

    Love it. Love Singapore.. nice reflections and colours, well done!

  • Thanks Bree – it’s a great city – will have to get back there soon!

    – Dean Mullin

  • Timo Balk
    Timo Balkover 3 years ago

    Fantastic image! The composition here is just great.

  • Cheers Timo

    – Dean Mullin

  • Cat Perkinton
    Cat Perkintonover 3 years ago

    superb colour, and what a glorious skyline. A little surreal in all the best ways

  • DavidIori
    DavidIoriover 3 years ago

    Stunning image Dean, well done with the difficult captures on the suspension bridge.

  • kevystylez
    kevystylezover 3 years ago

    Fantastic work mate. Brilliant!

  • David Geoffrey Gosling (Dave Gosling)
    David Geoffrey...over 3 years ago

    Really nice !!

  • pennyswork
    pennysworkover 3 years ago

    Fabulous night shot Dean :))

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