Edit ModuleShow Tags

Picture-Perfect: Sunset Stunner

A Pleasing Path



Published:

Location: Spruce Street Suspension Bridge across Arroyo Canyon connecting Hillcrest and Bankers Hill

Camera: Canon EOS 50D, shot at focal length 13 with a 24-105mm lens

SHOOT IT, SEND IT

Submit your best San Diego shots
to Laurie@sandiegomagazine.com.

Diana Alsindy, a chemical engineering student and resident of Rancho San Diego, practices photography on the side. Originally from Iraq, she sees this bridge as a personal representation of “the path to dreams and goal achievements.” For her photo, Alsindy used the technique known as High Dynamic Range (HDR). “I’ve been practicing it for the past few years,” she says. “If you are great at it, your photos will not look grungy or cartoonish!” This picture is a combination of seven photographs, taken with different exposures and F-stops. Afterward, Alsindy used Photoshop to play with various filters. In the same way she discovered this bridge, Alsindy encourages photographers to “let yourself get lost and find places that will fascinate you.”

Balboa Bridge

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

More »Related Stories

I Tried It: The New car2go

Carsharing service car2go is introducing a new fleet of electric cars for their San Diego members. We took one out for a test drive

January Contributors

Three writers talk workout trends, resolutions, and the art of a good book

Behind the Scenes: Making the January Issue

Our January issue goes inside the juice trend, divulging everything about the healthy bottled beverages
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. 10 Best New Restaurants in San Diego
    Our food critic picks the top 10 new restaurants of 2014. Time to add these hotspots to your must-try list.
  2. FIRST LOOK: Stella Public House & Halcyon
    Stella Public House and Halcyon open in East Village near Downtown San Diego. Part coffeehouse, part Neapolitan pizza joint, park cocktails and craft beer, part tableside s'mores.
  3. San Diego New Year’s Eve Guide
    Ring in 2015 at these parties, concerts, dining, and family-friendly events
  4. 25 BIG Ideas
    Fascinating San Diego people inspire us with big, bold ideas on everything from genomics to urban planning, art to architecture, food and more
  5. About that story we "stole"...
    8 things to ask yourself before you accuse a publication of stealing your stuff and barf all over their beautiful Facebook page
  6. Food Self-Righteousness Is For Assholes
    Gawker calls foie gras eaters lots of bad names. A response.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Promotions

Go Ahead... Ask McMillin!

At McMillin Realty, we are encouraging you to bring us your real estate questions. We will answer these questions….. for free.

Valentine's Day Giveaway

Win Tickets to the Rotterdam Philharmonic and dinner at Mr. A's
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module
Edit Module

Connect With Us:

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags