Monthly Archives: July 2010

115-Degree Shots from Vegas

The following photos were taken in a hot (but dry hot!) Las Vegas between July 11-15, 2010.


Crystals Shopping Mall, CityCenter. Nikon D3S, ISO 800, f/4.5, 1/80s.


The Venetian. Nikon D3S, ISO 6400, f/5, 1/100s.


The Palazzo. Nikon D3S, ISO 1600, f/2.8, 1/40s.


The Aria. Nikon D3S, ISO 12800, f/2.8, 1/1600s.


The Tower Suites entrance at the Wynn. Nikon D3S, ISO 8000, f/3.2, 1/40s.


The Tower Suites entrance at the Wynn. Nikon D3S, ISO 5000, f/4.5, 1/80s.


Crystals Shopping Mall, CityCenter. Nikon D3S, ISO 1600, f/4, 1/60s.


The Aria. Nikon D3S, ISO 12800, f/22, 1/20s.


Crystals Shopping Mall, CityCenter. Nikon D3S, ISO 800, f/6.3, 1/160s.


Lightning on a Southwest Flight. Nikon D3S, ISO 8000, f/2.8, 1/10s.


White chocolate and bing cherry pancakes at The Tableau Restaurant in Tower Suites, Wynn. Nikon D3S, ISO 800, f/4.5, 1/125s.


Crystals Shopping Mall, CityCenter. Nikon D3S, ISO 800, f/4.5, 1/80s.

The Wynn Tower Suites. Nikon D3S, ISO 2500, f/3.5, 1/50s.


Encore. iPhone 4, ISO 125, f/2.4, 1/15s.


The Wynn. Nikon D3S, ISO 4000, f/3.5, 1/50s.


Crystals Shopping Mall, CityCenter. Nikon D3S, ISO 800, f/4, 1/50s.


The Aria. Nikon D3S, ISO 800, f/2.8, 1/25s.


Cirque du Soleil O at Bellagio, opening curtain. iPhone 4, ISO 640, f/2.4, 1/15s.


Fashion Show Mall bridge. Nikon D3S, ISO 2000, f/2.8, 1/30s.


Dessert at the Wazuzu at the Encore. iPhone 4, ISO 100, f/2.4, 1/15s.


Veer Tower at CityCenter. Nikon D3S, ISO 6400, f/4, 1/60s.


Super Big Win on Super Jackpot Party slot machine, the Aria. iPhone 4, ISO 100, f/2.4, 1/15s.


Crystals Shopping Mall, CityCenter. Nikon D3S, ISO 800, f/3.2, 1/40s.


Preparing for final descent to Baltimore. Nikon D3S, ISO 12800, f/2.8, 1/30s.

Crystals Shopping Mall, CityCenter. Nikon D3S, ISO 800, f/3.2, 1/40s.


Finale of Sirens of TI show at Treasure Island. Nikon D3S, ISO 4000, f/4, 1/60s.


Crystals Shopping Mall, CityCenter. Nikon D3S, ISO 4000, f/4.5, 1/80s.

Shot of the Day

I captured this nighttime shot of nearby lightning as my flight was descending into Baltimore. The darkness outside was punctuated by periodic flashes of bright light, rippling through the clouds below us. This photo is a 1/10-second exposure shot with a Nikon D3S at ISO 8000.