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Above the Dark


Above the Dark
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Copyright: Dan Bachmann (danbachmann) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 274 W: 31 N: 400] (1746)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-04-21
Categories: Architecture
Camera: Pentax *ist D, Tamron 17-35 2,8-4 D
Exposure: f/3.5, 1/40 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-05-22 15:14
Viewed: 6849
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This picture was taken at dusk and exposed long enough so the scene does not appear nearly completely dark. In a few moments from this, the city becomes surprisingly dark.

While there may be concerns of safety in the back streets (I felt OK after the first night, but I can understand how some people may perceive different emotions), there was a calming effect. This is the way nature wanted it: it is night, it should be dark!

This was taken from a window in the Hotel Diplomat which is not far from an area of the medina that is mostly shops for locals. We enjoyed the visit.

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Dan,
I really like all of the lines and curves in your photo. You had a nice location from your hotel to capture this POV.
Best regards,
Mark in Santiago, Dominican Republic

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