Yes, I can occasionally take a "normal" pretty picture.
Last evening from the 38th floor lounge of the Shangri-la Hotel. Shooting through two layers of glass with a 3-4" gap between and cutting through a bit of haze (and, of course, even with a tripod, on top of a wobbly 38 story building :) ). This is from a single 6 second exposure and it is almost pixel sharp.
Life goes on amidst the urban recycling. Capitol Hill, Seattle, April, 2015.
This was an auto-pilot grab shot on my way home from work, seen in exactly this 16:9 aspect ratio. I didn't expect much at the time, but was surprised how much it appealed to me when I looked at it in post. I'm not sure that I saw the potential for color at the time; it was the late afternoon light that was appealing (and the dog, obviously :) ).
It seems like a good idea to share the color version of this one, which I shared in B&W earlier. They are strikingly different images that tell a completely different story. Taipei, 2014.
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