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Evening in DC
Evening in DC

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Challenge: Long Exposure IV (Minimal Editing I)
Collection: Places
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D
Location: Washington, DC
Date: Sep 16, 2008
Aperture: f/16
ISO: 100
Shutter: 4
Galleries: Cityscape
Date Uploaded: Sep 16, 2008

The two guys who happened to hold still long enough to register on this image really make it work for me. The shot could use more detail in the sky to balance it a bit better but it's not bad for a night shot uncropped (for me, who rarely shoots at night!).

PP - resized, sharpened

Place: 44 out of 127
Avg (all users): 5.6994
Avg (commenters): 6.6667
Avg (participants): 5.7241
Avg (non-participants): 5.6857
Views since voting: 783
Views during voting: 359
Votes: 163
Comments: 8
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09/26/2008 12:51:04 AM
Ya went back, eh? :) Just proves my general thought that DC looks much better by night.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/25/2008 04:09:03 PM
Such a somber atmosphere but the two figures really bring out the intimacy of the moment.
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09/25/2008 12:14:16 PM
Nice shot. Love the foreground sillouettes.
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09/23/2008 11:14:45 PM
I like the water in the fountains, but it would be nice to see something in the upper left dark area
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09/22/2008 04:49:19 AM
09/22/2008 02:11:23 AM
Nice shot.The figures are well placed and add a lot of interest.
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09/21/2008 08:53:34 PM
Very relaxing and well composed image. I see from lack of motion blur that the silhouetted duo remained still during the exposure. Good luck. -8-
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09/20/2008 08:38:10 AM
the people, the fountains, the memorial behind are great elements - i just wish the image were brighter as if taken a bit earlier so the city behind was still slightly visible to bring out the details in the Lincoln Memorial behind.
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