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Old Posted Mar 28, 2013, 4:43 AM
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A Month in the Pitt of America

So, Ive been living in Pittsburgh for a month now thanks to Glowrock. Heres some the best photos Ive gotten thus far. Some of the first ones Ive already posted but oh well. I hope to make a book on Pittsburgh and actually get this one published this time.


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Old Posted Mar 28, 2013, 4:54 AM
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Awesome set man, Pittsburgh has steadily moved from nowhere on my radar to dead-center, thanks to you, Flash, glowrock and everyone else who has consistently posted quality shots over the past few years. Still hate the Steelers and Penguins though.



Anyone here play Fallout 3? The Pitt expansion? This is exactly the view you encounter when first traveling to The Pitt. Minus the Canadians.
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Old Posted Mar 28, 2013, 5:13 AM
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God damn. Great stuff as usual.
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fantastic photos! i take it you're enjoying pittsburgh?
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Nice set! Pittsburgh really seems to fit your photography style.
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Pittsburgh is what happens when you mix Appalachia with big city urbanism. I like how some of the isolated neighborhoods look like small towns and because of all the hills you can't see other neighborhoods or the skyline until you are almost right on top of it. It seems like a great place for people who a places that mixes rural with urban.
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Very nice! Out of cusity, what photo effects did you use on the night vistas?

Also, where is this in the city (the opposite bank)?

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Is is some kind of former industrial area?
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Very nice! Out of cusity, what photo effects did you use on the night vistas?

Also, where is this in the city (the opposite bank)?



Is is some kind of former industrial area?
LMich, that shot was taken from just above a tiny little neighborhood called Duck Hollow, looking across the Mon River at Homestead. The opposite bank is known as the Waterfront, which is basically a huge shopping area on what used to be the Homestead Works. Think Homestead riots, the Pinkertons, etc... etc... Also Homestead Greys for those who follow up on Negro League Baseball history.

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PS: photoLith, your photos suck, as always! j/k, of course...
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Very nice! Out of cusity, what photo effects did you use on the night vistas?

Also, where is this in the city (the opposite bank)?



Is is some kind of former industrial area?
That is the Waterfront and Homestead viewed from Braddock.
The Waterfront was once the site of the larges steel mill in the world, Homestead works.
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Amazing pics man. I've been very impressed with your skills. Love the geese shot!
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fantastic set. I've only been to Pittsburgh once but I loved it. Great, compact, bustling downtown and the rivers and all the bridges reminded me of a mini-Manhattan.
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Amazing photos! Glad you finally made the move to a gritty urban city that you have longed for.
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Spectacular phototour! Thanks for your superb shots, photoLith.

Your night shots are specially wonderful. I agree with Austinlee, the geese shot is fantastic, probably my favourite. Well, it´s difficult to choose any picture as favourite because all of them are wonderful.

Congrats and greetings from Madrid, Spain!
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Very nice! Out of cusity, what photo effects did you use on the night vistas?

Also, where is this in the city (the opposite bank)?



Is is some kind of former industrial area?
Photo effects? I don't really manipulate my photos if that's what you're asking. They are usually taken at twilight and set at f22 and 30 second exposures.
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Looks like a dump.
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Awesome pics man! (and ignore Hed)
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I love the first shot in the fog.
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