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The Streetlamp

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 2 December 2007 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

A 30 second tripod shot from a few nights ago in Manchester - this photo was taken at about 4:30pm! - winter is setting in now.

NIKON D40 30 seconds F/8.0 ISO 200 16 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Michael Rawluk from Prince George, Canada

That is simple wonderful. The short lens gives it a nice bit of distortion.

2 Dec 2007 5:16am

@Michael Rawluk: Thanks Michael - It was shot with the new Sigma 10-20 lens which I love using . Even though its only been 2 weeks since I got the new camera its really opened things up creatively for fact the D40 and 10-20 have been welded to my face (:-)which is why I've been guilty of not commenting on everyone else's pics as much as I normally like.

e. from Palo Alto, CA, United States

Wow, that is certainly a really long exposure time. Great shot.

2 Dec 2007 6:05am

Emmanuelle from Singapore, Singapore

Nice! Great shot!

2 Dec 2007 6:12am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

an Absolute work of Art...Ian I'm having trouble getting into Aminus3 blogs, except for a few...Luckily I can see yours :)

2 Dec 2007 8:35am

Bob! from Ayrshire, United Kingdom

What a wonderful view and so perfectly captured :)
Great shot Ian!

2 Dec 2007 10:24am

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

I like the mystery of this image - the light is fantastic

2 Dec 2007 11:53am

Judit from Montbui, Spain

beautiful perspective!

2 Dec 2007 12:46pm

JeBeKe from Bruges, Belgium

very good contrast

2 Dec 2007 3:07pm

Frank from Boxmeer, Netherlands

Great atmosfere. A good balanced image. Well done

2 Dec 2007 3:40pm

aggie from Singapore, Singapore

So professional. Well done, Ian. Thanks for visiting my photoblog.

2 Dec 2007 3:46pm

badala from Leiria, Portugal

The light works wonders on this shot. The game of shadows is just awesome.

2 Dec 2007 5:58pm

shahab from Qazvin, Iran

Great b&w shot!Bravo!!!

2 Dec 2007 11:54pm

Daroru from Amagasaki, Japan

Very professional job. Love the perspective.

3 Dec 2007 12:07am

amy from Rocky Mountain House, Canada

Fantastic mood image!! I'm expecting Jack the Ripper to appear at the top of the stairs.... Absolutely love how the wide angle really worked for you!

3 Dec 2007 3:57am

Rags from Plano, United States

superb image!

3 Dec 2007 11:57pm

Alfredo J. Martiz J. from Tokyo, Japan

This is fantastic, excellent photo!

7 Dec 2007 11:56am

Damon Schreiber from Toronto, Canada

I love this one as well.

9 Dec 2007 8:46pm

Dang from Marietta, United States

Great use of the wide angle. Superb comp!

20 Dec 2007 3:23pm

30 seconds
ISO 200
16 mm (35mm equiv.)