Working Late

Working Late

Generally, with a shot like this, I will try not to capture people in the shot. There is an expectation of privacy that one would have here (even though the windows are wide open) that people don't have say, walking down the street. That said, there is someone in this photo - two people actually. Now that I've pointed that out of course, it's going to be like "where's Waldo?".

On a different note, this also shows one of my biggest pet peeves: the insistence on leaving the lights on in commercial buildings. I think I understand the employee's (meaning pretty much everyone including you) mentality: I don't pay the power bill, what do I care? But you would think that the business owners would want to save money or, if it's part of the lease, that the building owners would have a policy.

Apparently, nobody cares. Way to go people.

In BC, we've always been lucky in that most of our electricity is produced through hydro-electric dams. I think what we take that for granted and make some assumptions based on how things used to be.

They are not that way now.

And, yes, I do understand that a good portion of my photography would be rendered useless if all of the buildings went dark at night. I can accept that and moreover, I can always find things other than high-rises to shoot.

Fuji Velvia 100, scanned, colour corrected, sharpened in Photoshop CS3.

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Working Late

Working Late

Generally, with a shot like this, I will try not to capture people in the shot. There is an expectation of privacy that one would have here (even though the windows are wide open) that people don't have say, walking down the street. That said, there is someone in this photo - two people actually. Now that I've pointed that out of course, it's going to be like "where's Waldo?".

On a different note, this also shows one of my biggest pet peeves: the insistence on leaving the lights on in commercial buildings. I think I understand the employee's (meaning pretty much everyone including you) mentality: I don't pay the power bill, what do I care? But you would think that the business owners would want to save money or, if it's part of the lease, that the building owners would have a policy.

Apparently, nobody cares. Way to go people.

In BC, we've always been lucky in that most of our electricity is produced through hydro-electric dams. I think what we take that for granted and make some assumptions based on how things used to be.

They are not that way now.

And, yes, I do understand that a good portion of my photography would be rendered useless if all of the buildings went dark at night. I can accept that and moreover, I can always find things other than high-rises to shoot.

Fuji Velvia 100, scanned, colour corrected, sharpened in Photoshop CS3.

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Posted: 2007-01-07 | 23:18


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