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Monday, May 9, 2011

Since it began, I have been documenting the construction of the new World Trade Center.  Because I don't know what the final best angle will be, I have been photographing from six different vantage points.  In order to bring out the flag and building on the left, both of which were in deep shadow, I had to fuse three different exposures that were 1-stop apart.  I used Photomatix, an excellent HDR program to combine the three images.

Both images were taken with the Leica M9 and 21mm Elmarit lens at f/8.  This image shows 1 World Trade Center with 64 of the intended 104 floors completed.  A floor is added about once a week.  I document the progress every three months.

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