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NY Blue Blues by nigel3 NY Blue Blues by nigel3
NY city intersection.
So many people have asked about this photo, I thought I should answer some of the questions.
No, its not done in photoshop and the blue is not added. Basically I took the photo and dropped all of the colors to black and white and then pulled back blue, I also brought back a hint of yellow to highlight the yellow cab. Ironically even the blue is lower than recorded by the camera, there is just so much blue neon lighting on this street that it just punches up like that compared to the other colors which have been dropped.
I took the picture from the middle of the intersection when the light was red, handheld... I had to watch for the light to change. I walked out 3 times and got about 8 or 9 shots in total, this one I liked the best... I actually wanted the two cars leaving and entering the scene, I felt it represented what I felt as I stood there...
Thank you so much for all of the positive feedback.
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Given 2013-09-12
Suggester Says: "I feel as though the hustle & bustle of New York city is being drowned out by the vibrant, neon blue lighting. Creating a calm, ambient atmosphere to help portray the true beauty New York city at night."
NY Blue Blues by *nigel3 ( Suggested by LostFallenHero and Featured by Kaz-D )
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J-555ART Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2019
BEAUTIFUL
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Kral44 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
cok güzel
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RenSingsToo Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2018
Beautiful!
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AliasAlias9 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2018
Awesome photo!
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vanejpg Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
dope !
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HerrisonArt Featured By Owner May 9, 2017  Hobbyist Interface Designer
verry nice
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abe1412 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2017
nice colour!
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nigel3 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you
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kinkeedee67 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Gorgeous !!!! 
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nigel3 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you
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010CK010 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2017  Student Digital Artist
This is beautiful! 
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:iconnigel3:
nigel3 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you
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romanbasti Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Nice work
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nigel3 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you
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machand Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2017
so beautiful :')
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:iconnigel3:
nigel3 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you
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asunc Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
well done the spirit of the city
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Usagi-Atemu-Tom Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Such a simple trick to bring out the blue, yet it has such a big effect when one looks at this photo. It's a well taken shot and I very much love the accent of the blue. Well done, and a well deserved DD, congratulations for that. :)

Sincerely
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AveragePhotographer Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful!
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K1llerW0rm Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
gorgeous... stunning.
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trybalwings Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this. Period.
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Le-Roy-James Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Great work on this photo!!
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SebKaiser Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
amazing shot and amazing editing! 

congrats on the DD :) 
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ReclusiveChicken Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Imagine what that will look like in 50 years' time...
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Rurala Featured By Owner May 15, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
I absolutely love the blue, It adds so much more to the feeling you get from the photo. It's an amazing shot.
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nigel3 Featured By Owner May 16, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you
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SajidDaDubsteper Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Nice
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nigel3 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you
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SajidDaDubsteper Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
welcome sir.
i m a newbie here canu help me with some tips or suggestions??
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nigel3 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello,

So welcome to this site... It fairly intuitive and people here are really nice.  Simply post things that you create and/or look at the works of others and comment or fav the ones that you like, over time you will come to understand the people and the process.. just have fun in the meantime.

Lama's seem strange, they basically are a way for people to say thanks to one another... simply give them a lama... its says thanks.. for so many things.

Nigel
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SajidDaDubsteper Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
thank u sir i posted my 2 works in this site one is fan art and another one is customization.
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sneilmoore Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Incredible!
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nigel3 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you
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Aarrd Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014
Outstanding work and congrats on the well deserved DD! :clap:
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nigel3 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you.
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Aarrd Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014
Really, my pleasure.
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BigLeb Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2014
Nice shot and suggestive color treatment.
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adamjamescooper Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
This heavily reminds me of BladeRunner haha great job! Want to try something like this in Manchester (UK)
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nigel3 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Yes, that's true.. it does remind me of bladerunner as well.  would be great to get manchester...
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Kano101 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013
Never seen photos of New York done like this with the blue! Brilliant! 

What is the highest quality/resolution you have of this photo? I would be interested in getting a large print made for my house if that would be ok with yourself?
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nigel3 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you. 

I believe that it is 20.4 mb.  Yes, I am completely ok with that. 
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Kano101 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2013
Ahhh I understand now. Sorry I am new to the site and not quite sure how everything works! When I seen that the downloadable file of the picture was only around 6.5mb I was worried that that would be the file used if I order the picture from the website! 

Do you have any opinions on what you personally feel looks best in regards to the finish that is chosen for prints of this picture? Is this site the only place where I am able to purchase it?
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nigel3 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
No problem. 

It is on this other site as well.  nigelbullers.zenfolio.com/    Not sure which one is best, I do know that people that I personally know have bought prints off of deviantart and they are always happy with the quality and the shipping.  But I think both sites do a quality job.

Regards,
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ericbernut Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
IT fantastic,incredible shot and the idea of pulling out the blue is great.I m FAN;Eric
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nigel3 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you
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Val-Faustino Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Stunning work :clap:
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nigel3 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you
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ManuelTellur Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great!
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JBarraxJr Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excellent!
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nigel3 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you
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Submitted on
October 4, 2012
Image Size
6.6 MB
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4600×3067
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Camera Data

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Canon
Model
Canon EOS 7D
Shutter Speed
1/30 second
Aperture
F/3.5
Focal Length
18 mm
ISO Speed
125
Date Taken
Sep 8, 2012, 3:20:00 AM
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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.1 (Macintosh)