Late August in Raleigh and the 24 Foot Tall Tripod

August 28th, 2009
 
 
 
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Frustrated by trees, power lines and other objects obstructing views around town, I decided to purchase the Manfrotto “Super High Camera Stand”. Essentially a tripod extending to 24 feet high, it should allow me new and unique perspectives on the city.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/525379-REG/Manfrotto_by_Bogen_Imaging_269HDB_3U_Super_High_Camera_Stand.html

Several images from this series are test runs with this new tool.


Raleigh Sunset


Elevated view of North Carolina State Capitol Building


Crescent moon sets over the Renaissance Hotel at North Hills


Distant Raleigh Silhouette


Southern 401/70 View


High above Fayetteville Street


Gold tiles on the shimmer wall


Low aerial of the courthouse expansion site


Elevated South Saunders


Hodge Road exit on 264 Raleigh


Finally rising above all the wires at Peace St and St Marys


Lichtin Plaza


Elevated view from the Warehouse District


Raleigh’s Main street at night


North Hills “Midtown Raleigh”


City Plaza Towers


Gradient Sunset from the East


Elevated view over the Raleigh Convention center


One and Two Hannover Square


RBC Plaza


Late day towers


Elevated Panorama


The Bogen Super High Camera Stand in action


South Atlantic Fire Rescue Graphics on the window of the Raleigh Convention Center


Wake Co Parking Deck


Storms move East to West from Boylan Avenue courtesy Tropical Storm Danny


Marriott and BB&T


Cree now has logo signage on the shimmer wall in Raleigh


North Carolina Capitol Building at night


Fayetteville Street looking south (24 feet up)

Late August in Raleigh and the 24 Foot Tall Tripod

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