Long Day in Sydney

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Yesterday I went for out a shoot for the first time in six months.  Yes, it has been that long!

For quite a while I had wanted to shoot the Sydney skyline from a different vantage point to the usual places, and Ballaarat Park on Darling Island in Pyrmont was the place I had in mind.

I set out to capture the golden hour light, and later, the blue hour light of twilight, which was my original intention.

However, having arrived early, I decided to shoot a long-exposure image using my ten-stop ND filter.

In post-processing, I decided that a moody, punchy monochrome version in 2:1 aspect ratio looked best.  Besides, at the time the light was flat and dull, and not ideal for photography.

I am pleased with the result.

Published on Thursday, 19th December, 2013.

Exposure

Date: Wednesday, 18th December, 2013
Time: 7:28pm
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM
Focal length: 16mm
Aperture: f/11
Shutter speed: Two minutes
ISO: 100
Exposure mode: Bulb

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