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Midnight sky at Summer Solstice
Midnight sky at Summer Solstice

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Challenge: Newspaper (Basic Editing I)
Camera: Sony DSC-P8
Location: Outside
Date: Jun 22, 2004
Aperture: f/28.3
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/30
Galleries: Sky
Date Uploaded: Jun 22, 2004

In the north the Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year and then the sun stays up all night long. I took this picture around midnight that night and it shows the magnificent red colour of the sky. I cropped the picture, changed the contrast and curves a little but not much because the colour was so nice. At least this is something that could appear in the newspapers where I come from!

Place: 140 out of 232
Avg (all users): 5.0333
Avg (commenters): 4.7143
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Views since voting: 809
Views during voting: 341
Votes: 270
Comments: 15
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/29/2004 07:19:31 PM
BEAUTIFUL COLORS! I celebrate the solstices as a religious practice and you captured its beauty perfectly!
06/29/2004 02:56:31 PM
Beautiful sky, maybe a stock shot, but not newspapery.
06/27/2004 01:45:01 PM
nice, but not exactly news
06/26/2004 02:32:41 PM
Nice shot- would this translate to b and w? who knows. I would crop or clone out the crap in the bottom dead center, or shift around till its naturally out.
06/26/2004 09:54:29 AM
I think it would have helped to get more scenery in. Was there any way to photographically show that it was midnight?
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06/24/2004 03:55:27 PM
Nice picture.
But, and you heard this over and over, this does not meet the challenge...
06/24/2004 03:42:05 AM
06/23/2004 10:21:54 PM
Far too saturated for my tastes
06/23/2004 12:06:33 PM
is this for the weather section? beautiful colors, but I'm looking for that rocket in the sky. I guess for me, it would have been nice to see some more context of the earth meeting the sky.
06/23/2004 10:06:44 AM
Nice shot for the weather and local interest page! Beautiful!
06/23/2004 07:57:32 AM
Nice shot but i don't think I would find it in a newspaper.
06/23/2004 04:12:39 AM
This is not a newspaper worthy image. sorry
06/23/2004 03:52:17 AM
Very pretty photo. Not exactly newsworthy but good job anyway.
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06/23/2004 02:15:19 AM
nice color
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06/23/2004 01:04:07 AM
A timeless winner
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