The US Open

The US Open. Nadal vs. Istomin 2nd Round Match. Havent done tilt-shift in a while – just felt like it.

[Couple of my older tilt-shifts: Toy Brodge, 14th & Wshington]

September 6, 2010 | 35 comments
New York City

EXIF: Aperture: ƒ/2.8 | Exposure bias: -4/6EV | Focal length: 24mm | ISO: 1250 | Shutter speed: 1/640s |



35 comments

  • Eugene on 06.09.2010 @ 15:16

    Shot with a T-S lens or done in Photoshop?

  • Otto K. on 06.09.2010 @ 15:58

    it's settings like this that seem to call for the effect. cool.

  • Oscar on 06.09.2010 @ 16:36

    Super tilt shift

  • Ben on 06.09.2010 @ 17:15

    Cool, perfect place for the tilt-shift effect.

  • sherri on 06.09.2010 @ 22:33

    They look like a miniature. Love the blue and green.

  • Claus Petersen on 07.09.2010 @ 03:13

    Love the tiltshift in this one, really effective.

  • JJ on 07.09.2010 @ 08:02

    WOW this is super cool, Tilt shift work sso so well here

  • PhotoGeek on 07.09.2010 @ 09:48

    Fabulous shot and wonderful tilt-shifting!

  • Klaus on 07.09.2010 @ 11:13

    great tilt/shift

  • fabrizio on 07.09.2010 @ 11:36

    I have no words to describe this wonder!!! Sorry :)!! a great job and a wise use of this wonderful lens, compliments, I'm watching a masterpiece!!!

  • george on 07.09.2010 @ 15:03

    "Up in the gods" and ruler of all you survey! A great shift lens effect that makes it look like a model set. Quite amazing.

  • rian on 07.09.2010 @ 20:50

    well, it's a perfect scene for T-S.. what a coincidence, i'm watching the us open on the web right now (and have been for the last few days).. good thing they decided to stream it live.. :)

  • Sheil on 07.09.2010 @ 21:10

    Wow, this was almost my exact view last Friday too. You must've been sitting just a few rows above me :)

  • buntagphoto on 07.09.2010 @ 23:49

    Great view!

  • grapf on 08.09.2010 @ 01:43

    So many miniature figures, just to watch a match of 2 other minatures... ;-)

  • hoi on 08.09.2010 @ 13:59

    Tiny ants playing tennis.

  • Céline on 08.09.2010 @ 20:54

    Beautiful shot ! The tilt-shift effect works great with stadiums in general and this one in particular !

  • bluechameleon on 09.09.2010 @ 00:23

    Ah! Yes, he tilt shift is perfect for this shot. You are lucky to have been there.

  • Bee on 09.09.2010 @ 03:24

    Love it!

  • Tulna on 09.09.2010 @ 08:06

    Love this, a perfect subject for tilt-shift!

  • Tolga on 09.09.2010 @ 08:23

    I'm just jealous you were there :). Nice shot.

  • minimodi on 09.09.2010 @ 11:31

    must be hard to see if the ball is inside the lines from that distance... ;)

  • Jaol on 10.09.2010 @ 02:01

    Best shot ever with this tilt-shift effect.Genial!!

  • elena on 10.09.2010 @ 18:41

    great effect. compliments!

  • yiannis krikis on 11.09.2010 @ 07:05

    very nice image and effect

  • pasci.it on 12.09.2010 @ 02:49

    yeah!!! Fantastic photo! Love it! The mini world effect works so great on this one! Great work!

  • Arjan - PlasticDaisy on 12.09.2010 @ 14:25

    this works really well for this scene! Miniature Us Open! Will mini Nadal win this one? ;)

  • Boris on 12.09.2010 @ 14:30

    The effect works great ! Nice job !

  • crash on 12.09.2010 @ 15:12

    cool pic! did you do it with software or a lens ?

  • Michelle on 12.09.2010 @ 21:57

    Perfect setting for a tilt shift, well done.

  • Shawn Bierman on 13.09.2010 @ 10:28

    fantastic t/s.

  • carlo on 17.09.2010 @ 10:55

    Great picture! i wish i was there. Rafa won!

  • Piyush Garyali on 21.09.2010 @ 22:36

    It so looks like those miniature models available at hobby stores. Beautiful!

  • Krista on 25.09.2010 @ 07:26

    This is awesome!

  • Jayce on 18.01.2012 @ 14:38

    Which came first, the problem or the solution? Luckily it doesn't mttear.