The Bats and the Bridge

My friend Mike brought me to Congress Av. Bridge in Austin, around dusk to show me a massive bunch of bats fly out from under the bridge, which they do every . After waiting a couple of hours for the bats to occur, we gave up waiting – Mike later told me that the non occurring had something to do with their cubs – turned around and started shooting up the instead, which turned in to some pretty awesome photos.

Here's what Mike got from that same spot.

To get this shoot, I was standing so close to the street that I almost got My head ripped off by the rearview mirror on a bus by, so don't you tell me that I'm not living on the edge…..

, 5 RAW exposures, , all 6 photos added as layers in , masked back the trail lights, cleaned up a little ghosting, finalizing with Color Efex Pro and for contrast and “last-minute” tweaks.

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