Hey! That tower isn’t straight!

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This image is of something that is sort of famous – the Leaning Tower of Pisa.  The first thing you notice is that yep, it’s really leaning.  Actually, that’s the second thing you notice.  The first thing you notice is that the area around the tower is surrounded by sleazy vendors peddling junk.  Fortunately they were all packing up when we arrived there are dusk.

To get the shot, I used my Joby Gorillapod tripod perched on top of a cement signpost.  I used a wireless trigger to shoot the shot as to not disturb the camera since it was a long exposure.  The star points on the lights are caused by a really small aperture on the lens.

Vital Stats: Canon 350D w/Tamron 17-50 f/2.8 29mm  ISO 100, f/10.0, 20 seconds


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