Photographer's Note

Magic Bus

When dusk turns slowly into darkness in Sampa, things start to change. Busses don’t go to the Praça da Sé or Estacão da Luz…. The new destinations are places like Hogwarts Castle, Gotham Central and the Arca sem Noé boat terminal. The honking of horns begins to follow a slow bossa nova rhythm, propelling the swerving pedestrians across the graphic pavement..... and the Batman-sign appears in the sky. Things change when dusk turns into darkness in Sampa.

Captured on the Viaduto do Cha in downtown Sao Paulo.

Magic bus is song and an album of The Who, released In 1968 on MCA. You can listen to this song here.

PCS3 tech: slightly cropped, converted to BW (gradient mapping) altered the contrast, curves and levels for the whole pic and some elements separately, enhanced the edges, USM-ed, added a frame and resized and did a gentle USM again.

exif data

Camera Manufacturer : FUJIFILM
Camera Model : FinePix F30
Exposure time [s] : 1/18
F-Number : 3.2
Exposure program : Aperture priority (3)
ISO speed ratings : 400
Date taken : 2007:02:10 20:59:31
Exposure bias value : -1/1
Metering mode : Evaluative, Multi-segment (5)
Focal length [mm] : 36 mm (35 mm equiv)
Colour space : sRGB
image width : 3504
image length : 2336
Contrast : Normal
Saturation : Normal
Sharpness : Normal

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Additional Photos by Bert Hoetmer (bertolucci) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1928 W: 122 N: 4345] (14052)
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