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Look Up KLCC



Vertical Shot of the KLCC in Kuala Lumpur. Hope you like it.

Vertical Shot of the KLCC in Kuala Lumpur. Hope you like it.
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18 Comments | Report
urban_outdoor_berlin
 
urban_outdoor_berlin February 14, 2016
worldclass shot!! Super nice colors and leadinglines
jimhelmick
 
jimhelmick March 02, 2016
Wonderful capture. Great idea.
Spinola PRO+
 
Spinola March 02, 2016
Perfect
DuffyDoherty PRO
 
DuffyDoherty March 06, 2016
Love this shot! Please keep shooting and sharing!
felicebellini PRO
 
felicebellini March 10, 2016
Ob?
adavies PRO
 
adavies May 24, 2016
Cool image! Nicely done! If you haven't done so already, please consider joining my Illusions challenge:)
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HelenRea PRO+
 
HelenRea July 09, 2016
Impressive image Sventaubert! :)))
KARENLEIGH
 
KARENLEIGH July 22, 2016
amazing shot
Svea_Knetzke
 
Svea_Knetzke February 21, 2017
Excellent work!
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RMBphoto March 12, 2017
Love this!
beaurush
 
beaurush March 19, 2017
Stunning. Absolute perfect symmetry. Well done.
Kisuma
 
Kisuma April 05, 2017
Very cool
podesta
 
podesta June 04, 2017
Perfect perspective
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randypeal June 10, 2017
Nice work!
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adavies November 20, 2017
Great image! Awesome pov...nicely done! If you haven't done so already, please consider joining my Through the Looking Glass challenge:)
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Carolinagomez
 
Carolinagomez February 17, 2018
Hermosa Foto ????????????????
Herbert_A_Franke
 
Herbert_A_Franke May 04, 2018
A wonderful architecture photo. A great creative idea and a very good editing.
Greeting Herbert
duanemaki PRO+
 
duanemaki August 08, 2018
Wonderful capture!!

Behind The Lens

Location
The photo was taken in front of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The two towers are quite impressive but from my point of view this one was my favorite shot.
Time
As I was shooting the 3 towers from several sport it got quite late when i took this one. Actually it was one of my last shots of the day because the security staff wasn't too happy with my tripod. So it was quite late which explains the black sky. Normally I would prefer blue hour but as it was long gone, the sky isn't that dominant and the building itself is lighten up, I believe it wasn't that important.
Lighting
The image it 2 steps underexposed due to the very black sky and the quite bright light form the building itself. Overall I needed just one image to realize this picture - which surprised me. Normally you have to blend at least 2 to 3 images.
Equipment
I was shooting with an Canon 5D Mark III and the Canon 11-24mm 4.0. I really love that lens and this picture shows exactly why. 11mm at an full frame camera is just awesome.
Inspiration
I really like to shoot pictures straight up. A lot of my pictures in my portfolio are straight up. Furthermore, I love very wide angle pictures. I really like the effects of the lens and the feeling of hight which concludes by that effect.
Editing
Yes of cause there was some post processing, That night had almost full moon but due to the long exposure it wasn't sharp. I could have blended a sharp moon in but the focus of the picture should be on the building. This is why i decided to remove it.
In my camera bag
As this shoot was taken during a trip to Singapore and Malaviya, I tried to reduce my equipment to a minimum. Everybody is defining this minimum by him-/herself. In my case it was a stable travel tripod, my 5D Mark III and two lenses. The 11-24mm and the 24-70mm is for me a perfect travel kid. Depending on the trip I add the 70-200mm lens.
Feedback
From my point of view this shot isn't too hard to reproduce. You have to have a quite clear night, a stable tripod and a very wide angle camera - lens combination. Furthermore you have to catch a moment without security and thats it. Move around the building and just try some perspectives. This wonderful building offers everything photographers dream of.

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