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Shutter Notes: Indranil Chakraborty — Eastern State Penitentiary

Welcome to Shutter Notes, our weekly community feature. Shutter Notes gives you the chance to get to know our community members a bit better. Each member will share a little bit about themselves and their chosen image.

Indranil Chakraborty is an Assistant Professor in Chemistry by trade. He has been actively practicing photography for around five years.

Indranil Chakraborty Eastern State Penitentiary
Camera: Panasonic LUMIX S5, f/5.6, 1/200s, ISO 400, 28mm

Why and how Indranil created this image

Indranil created this image at the Easter State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, PA. He wanted to capture the historic location in a way that took the viewer back in time.

For post-processing, he used Silver Efex Pro 3 by DXO Labs to get the tones he was looking for.

He hopes the viewer feels like they are standing here in this vast, eerily empty space.

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