2 | June
"Warm Illumination"
General: 7:40 PM on 5/17/05 | Canon 300D
Technical: 1/13sec | f/4.5 | 35mm (56mm) | ISO-1600
Exposure Mode: Av (Aperture Priority)
Exposure Bias: -1 2/3
Flash: No

As it was getting dark at the botanical garden, the unique lighting made for some interesting shots. This is the base of one of the light poles. To obtain the correct exposure, I had to underexpose a full 5/3 stops; that also helped bring the shutter speed up to (that's right...UP to) 1/13 of a second...and at ISO 1600! No tripod here, though...just my steady hand.

I'm always partial to orange/blue contrast. ;)

categories: architecture night

Thoughts of: G N Bassett
June 2nd, 2005 at 7:07 AM

This is the ceiling in your dining room and you hung it upside-down, right?

Thoughts of: Chet
June 2nd, 2005 at 7:49 AM

Awesome contrast of colors. Any Photoshop?

Thoughts of: zac
June 2nd, 2005 at 8:00 AM

yeah man... those orange/blues are fantastic!

Thoughts of: Darren
June 2nd, 2005 at 8:06 AM

I like the orange/blue color scheme, too. Very cool lights there at the gardens. At first glance, I thought those three lights were candles.

Thoughts of: Paul
June 2nd, 2005 at 8:23 AM

very nice, loving the orange/blue contrasts; always a good color combination :). I think I'm going to have to take a trip to the botanical gardens here at home now ;)

Thoughts of: Michael Czeiszperger
June 2nd, 2005 at 8:30 AM

Beautifully done. I love the mood from the colors.

Thoughts of: alexandra
June 2nd, 2005 at 9:18 AM

That's an amazing shot just for that colour palette alone.

Thoughts of: jasonspix
June 2nd, 2005 at 9:36 AM

Great colors. I'm surprised you got that clarity without a tripod.

Thoughts of: frisky?
June 2nd, 2005 at 9:56 AM

great lighting!!!

Thoughts of: Nik
June 2nd, 2005 at 11:08 AM

absolutely phenominal!

Thoughts of: John Vousden
June 2nd, 2005 at 11:21 AM

Very nice Ryan! It has a strange ritual quality which is very haunting.

Thoughts of: ak
June 2nd, 2005 at 12:58 PM

great night shot. good night :-)

Thoughts of: Jamie
June 2nd, 2005 at 1:13 PM

This is fabulous, Ryan. What a steady hand you must have bc it looks pretty dang dark!

Thoughts of: David Kapp
June 2nd, 2005 at 1:17 PM

wow. 1/13 of a second. You must have real steady hands.

Beautiful shot. I love the lighting & subtle colors & textures.

Thoughts of: zerosun
June 2nd, 2005 at 1:30 PM

excellent combination of colors. nice find.

Thoughts of: Ian
June 2nd, 2005 at 7:15 PM

not bad ryan. :)

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