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Vancouver, Washington – Summer 2012

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This shot was taken with the Nikon L16 – f5.6, 1/1,476 sec, ISO-64, 6mm fl.

I took this while waiting at a traffic light.  Fortunately, there was no traffic behind me, so that I could wait at the ‘green’ and get my shot.  The afternoon sun was just burning through a low cloud cover and cast a really interesting light over the landscape.

I did a very tight crop and pushed the contrast to isolate the traffic signals and create a vignette effect.  Aiming the camera directly at the very bright sun closed the aperture and generated a very high shutter speed, bringing the light poles in to silhouette.

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© 2012 – Veronica Marie Lewis-Shaw.  All Rights Reserved.

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