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Bliss Dance, Part IV
26 October 2011 Sam Rua

Bliss Dance, Part IV

Treasure Island, San Francisco

From a recent business trip to the Bay Area. I took my 5D
Mark II and some L lenses on this trip. This is a good reason
why: aside from resizing, this is basically right out of the camera.
I am really liking this fisheye zoom lens.

Bliss Dance is a 40 foot tall metal sculpture by
artist Marco Cochrane. More info at:

Here is a short video slide show of some of the images in this series:

Part I . . . . . . . . . . Part II . . . . . . . . . Part III

Part V . . . . . . . . . . . Part VI . . . . . . . . . . Part VII

Many thanks to Cedric Sims for pointing me to this
fantastic sculpture. Cedric's shots can be seen at:

Canon EOS 5D Mark II ,Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM
tripod, cropped for square comp hide exif
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Bill Taylor12-Jan-2012 07:44
Really Cool !
Don Taylor10-Nov-2011 06:44
Very nice, perfect shot ! V
Tom LeRoy07-Nov-2011 09:28
Superb image, Sam. That FE is awesome. V
Wei O'Connell07-Nov-2011 02:36
Great effect and wonderful colors. v
Jim & Josefina03-Nov-2011 20:59
Love this effect!.. Josefina
January Grey01-Nov-2011 03:22
Really great with the fisheye effect! Well done, Sam!
B-rad01-Nov-2011 00:10
Well done again Sam.
bill friedlander31-Oct-2011 18:21
Great use of the fisheye! You got yourself a spectacular shot. V
Walter O. Koenig31-Oct-2011 17:01
Looks great with the fisheye Sam.
Enny31-Oct-2011 16:06
again a super one Sam.
Bonnie Underwood31-Oct-2011 15:38
Brilliant use of the fisheye lens.
I love the entire series so far.
Peter Stahl31-Oct-2011 14:19
Very cool! :-)
Marcia Colelli31-Oct-2011 14:07
Wonderful fisheye capture. V
globalgadabout31-Oct-2011 13:55
the extreme wide angle underscores the kinetic sense of this dancing figure...fabulous colour from this angle too...V
Vince31-Oct-2011 12:22
Superb work with the fisheye Sam.
firstbrook31-Oct-2011 08:25
Top image Sam
Hernan E. Enriquez31-Oct-2011 07:13
Very creative with the fisheye, terrfic Sam!
Bryan Murahashi31-Oct-2011 04:50
An awesome effect with your fisheye lens. V
Dan Greenberg31-Oct-2011 04:04
Insanely cool use of the fisheye and the great angle! ~BV~
BleuEvanescence31-Oct-2011 03:16
Ohhhhh, quite a find and quite a shot!
It reminds me of a sculpture seen (on the web) at "Burning man 2011".
This is very cool Sam.
Love all of the images you made on that lively sculpture.
Jim Coffman31-Oct-2011 03:04
Just amazing, Sam!
Cedric Sims31-Oct-2011 02:23
Another cool perspective Sam!
longbachnguyen31-Oct-2011 01:53
fantastic shot, love the circular framing, beautiful colors
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