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Photo Info

Dimensions2807 x 4217
Original file size9.24 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken25-Sep-16 20:25
Date modified26-Sep-16 00:20
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D4
Focal length14 mm
Focal length (35mm)14 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure20s at f/2.8
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 800
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Green Ledge Reflection Portrait

Green Ledge Reflection Portrait

Greens Ledge Lighthouse is located a couple of miles from the port of Norwalk on Long Island Sound. I learned a good lesson from this light--never go out on the boat alone. About a month before this shot was captured I had a hard time getting an assistant to help with the shoot, the conditions were great for shooting, so I decided to try it solo. I arrived at the lighthouse but the winds had picked up and I failed to land because the whaler was getting pounded against the ladder. Rather than risk getting hurt, I called it a night. About a month later I returned, this time with my brother Jack along to help. He dropped me off on the lighthouse ladder and I shot from the adjoining breakwater while he operated an LED light just offshore. I used a second LED light positioned on the rocks and found this nice reflection in the water at the end of the jetty.
September 25, 2016 8:24pm 59° slight breeze
Nikon D4, 14mm lens, ISO 800 f2.8 20secs