Fisheye On The Square / London
- Shot & Cut by danielmoses.com
- Nikon D7000 / Nikon 10.55 Fisheye Lens
- Graded with Magic Bullet Looks (Part 1)
- Music: "Travelogue" ~ Mr. Scruff
Continuing my love in with Trafalgar Square and the Nikon 10.5mm Fisheye Lens I rented this weekend, I took to the Square once more to shoot a bit of video footage and some timelapse for a few hours. This really is a beautiful lens, it doesn't leave you much room for composition admittedly! But it is perfect for capturing the grand vistas of somewhere like Trafalgar Square. It was quite chilly and I stayed outside for a good while (probably cos my bum was stuck to the bench) to try and get a great sunset timelapse with the clear sky. My perfect vantage point atop the National Gallery steps through the bars (as seen 1 minute in) was annoyingly cut short, by an officious twerp whom I presume worked at the National Gallery telling me to move on, "No Tripods, only handheld" (I was using a mini tripod, which maybe perhaps might injure a small child, who may just run into the bars? No logic here) On asking 'since when', I received a discourteous spluttering "Since now.... and always" before he hurried off, perhaps to harangue a mother off for bringing a pram onto the busy streets of London. I was afraid I was going to be told off again at my last spot for the sunset by another guard, but turns out she just wanted to know why timelapse was so popular. I'm not sure my arty farty answer illuminated her in any way, but she seemed satisfied enough to give a short impressed face and wandered off. I love Trafalgar Square, it still manages to inspire me every time I visit it, and the final sunset timelapse is hypnotic, though next time I think I'll not give in too early before the sun sets to get some excellent fountain lit images.
Also here on the YouTubes if you prefers youtu.be/uSz0rIyJfAs?hd=1
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