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Photos by Landon Carter

Next House built a giant slide, nicknamed “Big Slipper,” for CPW this year. The slide is about 20 feet tall and features angles of up to 55 degrees.

The 2.009 Silver Team uses its zipline-based contraption to cross the lilypads for the 2015 2.009 Build Challenge on Killian Court on Friday, October 9.

Delta Upsilon’s old house, located at 526 Beacon St. DU was suspended earlier this year by their international chapter.

As the harsh winter begins to settle in, I wanted to take one last chance to capture a Boston sunset before the weather became too cold. Luckily, this past Sunday the temperature rose to a balmy 50 degrees, and there happened to be a beautiful sunset with a nice mix of clouds. I set up under the BU Bridge, facing southwest into the sunset. I decided to try out a technique I’d just read about, taking a series of about 300 pictures after the sun set, every 5 seconds from 5:00-5:25 p.m. (official sunset time: 4:13 p.m.). The aperture and ISO were set to maximize exposure time, helping one photo to blur into the next.

Afterward, the sequence was compiled with Photoshop’s layer stacking’s lighten option, then a mixture of local noise and blur was used to remove some gradient banding. Finally, the image was processed in Lightroom for color and exposure tweaks.

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