I’m steps away from where I took yesterday’s photograph, getting a shot of my favorite Bridge. I’ve featured it several times on the blog. However, I always refer to it as the 2nd Street Bridge. I knew it was officially named the Butterfly bridge, but I still prefer my usual designation.
The Fujifilm GFX 50R is still with me, with a 40mm equivalent lens, which is not very wide, especially for urban landscapes. I did manage to fit the salient parts of the structure, the double-arched supports, as well as the surrounding landscape and the newest building under construction.
While the 40mm does not produce any drama, it does give you a perspective similar to what people see. And while wide-angle distortion can have an interesting effect, it can ruin the look of the architecture. You can see that in this photo that I posted nearly three years ago, which I created with an 18mm perspective. Notice the building on the left, The Austin Proper Hotel had just started construction.
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