Wednesday, September 21, 2011

A few views of Portland from the 30th floor of the Big Pink

August 23, with Milton and Kay, I enjoyed my city from on high, through these views from the Portland City Grill in downtown.

Looking south along SW 5th Avenue. I cropped and altered with image at Picnik with the HDR-ish effect.

Looking southeast with the Morrison Bridge in the foreground--it's undergoing work to replace the open steel grating on the lift span. I cropped and sharpened the image a little bit at Picnik.

Looking mostly south down the Willamette River. The bridges, from the foreground back--the Hawthorne Bridge, the Marquam Bridge, and then the Ross Island Bridge. This photo has been cropped and sharpened at Picnik.

More views soon.


Randy said...

Such a beautiful city! Love these shots.

parker said...

I've never had the good fortune to visit your fair city. At least I'm getting a birds eye view from your photos.

Good work on the processing. The HDR effect on the first pic makes for an interesting look!

Regina K said...

I like that top photo overlooking the buildings. They are all great.

Jim Klenke said...

beautiful views of Portland. I have never been to the restaurant in Dallas that gives the view of the city.

Honolulu Photo of the Day said...

Having visited Portland many times, I appreciate the bird's eye view of the cityscape.

billyB said...

Lovely shots here. I think everyone 'fixes' their pictures one way or another though I never admit to it.