Cityscape (Chongqing, Sichuan Province, China)

Posted by Ziren (Singapore, Singapore) on 26 June 2010 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Chongqing is famously known in China as the "Mountain City". A few days ago I finally got to see the myth for myself- and true enough, its roads were full of slopes and hills. No wonder, that must surely be why there are so few cyclists and so difficult to get a cab. *This shot was taken at the "一棵树" observatory towe. (directly translated as "a tree observatory tower") I placed the camera on a plate of cement and set the shutter to shoot after a countdown of 2 sec- in order to ensure minimal shake for my 6-sec exposure. I had to use ISO 400 as any ISO above 400 produces a considerable amount of noise that destroys the picture.

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