Central Park Tunnel, by Christopher Utano

Photo was taken in Central Park NYC in 2009. I noticed the strong lines in the bricks overhead and seen potential for a good black and white composition. I switched to my 10-20mm lens to get as much of the lines in the shot as possible. I waited for someone to approach the tunnel from the other side to give the photo added depth and lead the eyes to a subject.

Central Park Tunnel, by Christopher Utano

Nikon D40 with Sigma 10-20mm, Exposure: 1/8sec at f/6.3, ISO: 200, Focal length: 15mm
Central Park Tunnel, by Christopher Utano

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | November 04
Award Score: 75 (Value 14, Clarity 14, Composition 18.5, Style 14.5, Skill 14)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Artistic Photography
Photograph Location: New York | The United States

Photographer: Christopher Utano (Hauppauge, New York, USA) Registered Photographer
Christopher Utano enjoys black & white, landscape,still life, macro and HDR photography. Has has achieved publication credits include National Geographic Stock,istockphoto and Boating Times Long Island. For his photography mostly he uses Nikon D40 with SB600 Flash, Sea and Sea MMII with YS 50 Strobe, Nikor 60 mm macro f2.8, Sigma 10-20mm f 5.6, Sigma 70-200mm f2.8, Nikon 50mm f1.8, Tamron 28-300mm f3.5 and Manfrotto 725B Tripod.

Website: http://cutano.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chris.utano

6 replies
  1. Adrian Nixon
    Adrian Nixon says:

    I love this!

    Great compsition with the lead-in in the top of the picture.

    Taking the shot with the person slightly off centre stepping into the picture from the light works perfectly.

    I’m glad you resisted the temptation to HDR the background and keep it pure white light.

    Nice one.

    Adrian

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