Foggy Morning With The Leica M262

This shot was taken from a popular walking bridge over the highway into Pittsburgh.  The spot is so popular with photographers that there are a couple of cutouts in the fence that protects drivers from debris being tossed from the walkway just so cameras can have an unobstructed view of the city.*  Though I don’t agree with the photographers who cut the fence I will use its outline as a frame to strengthen my composition.

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*Obviously the spots were cut by amateurs for two reasons:  First, professional photographers know better than to destroy property just to get a shot.  Second, professionals know they can simply open their aperture to make the fence seemingly disappear.  Don’t destroy property!

Lesson: Don’t destroy property and use foreground to strengthen composition

Leica M (Typ 262) , f/5.6, ISO 200, 1/250th, Leica 35mm f/2.0

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