Day: 2013-09-1

Night, Tower E (II)

Over the past couple years, the government has been modernizing many of the older (over ten years old?) apartment buildings in the city. This has included various things such as new piping, elevators, and windows.

It has also in many cases included the addition of insulating foam to the exterior of the building, topped with some brightly colored paint. (Many of the colors the buildings had previously were drab, and that was even before they begin to fade.)

So, what one ends-up with is something like this:

Wife, 34 Weeks

After coming down from the rooftop, I decided to try the same gear in taking a picture of Shanshan. This is a 25 sec exposure with my  50 mm at f9, and the ISO set at 400. The room was dark except for a small reading light in the top left.

We were really trying to capture the baby moving, but that occurred before and after the shot was taken.