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Photo Info

Dimensions3280 x 4928
Original file size3.09 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken27-Oct-14 21:06
Date modified27-Oct-14 21:06
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D4
Focal length17 mm
Focal length (35mm)17 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure25s at f/2.8
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias+1/3 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 640
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Dutch Island Light and Lava

Dutch Island Light and Lava

In late October 2014 we decided to revisit the lighthouse that started it all, Dutch Island. When I first shot at Dutch I wasn't quite sure where this would all lead. In the year that I've been doing Stars and Lights, I've learned an incredible amount about my limits and those of the camera. I've also learned to approach nighttime photography with with an open mind and careful planning and direction. In October 2013 when shooting I didn't spend enough time looking at Dutch Light from all angles. On this night a year later I knew then what needed to be done to complete the picture.

October 27, 2014 9:06pm, 45° light breeze
Nikon D4, 17-35mm lens at 17 ISO640 f2.8 25sec