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Selective Color in Lightroom

1/800 . f/5.6 . ISO 160 . 55 mm

Here’s another of the Roosevelt Island Tram. I thought it’d be cool to put everything in the shot in black and white and just leave the tram a nice bright red.  It looks nice right?

Normally, something like this calls for Photoshop, but believe it or not, it is actually not so hard to do in Lightroom.

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Voyage to Roosevelt Island

Here is a new shot of the Roosevelt Island Tram I took the other day. The Tram is actually one of the few aerial *commuter* trams in the world. It runs from 59th and 2nd in Manhattan to Main Street on Roosevelt Island.  The cost is the same as a ride on the subway.

You might be wondering about the sky in this shot and how I got the clouds to pop out like that.  Well, I used a lens filter known as a Circular Polarizer.

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