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Guiding Light

By stevemelvin  
The famous S4 streetlamp on the 199 steps at Whitby - the light that never goes out as it is used by vessels entering the harbour to navigate the safe route.

Shooting into a bright light like this often produces flare, so I tried to use it artistically to guide the eye to the bright patch of pavement in front of the bench. Does it work? Any views?

Worth a look LARGE if you've got time.

All comments/criticisms very welcome.


f16, 30secs, ISO100, 3-stop hard ND grad

Tags: General Whitby Harbour Night S4 Steps 199 steps Streetlamp Landscape and travel Night and low light

Voters: saeidNL, Chant57, SKETCHER68 and 10 more

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saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
17 Apr 2010 12:25AM
beautiful night shot,well taken.

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17 Apr 2010 12:46AM
It works, well captured. S
Canadiann 6 2 Canada
17 Apr 2010 12:56AM
A well taken shot I love this. It is so inviting too. Just makes me want to go down those steps and see what is waiting. Love it.
f11digital 13 98 1 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2010 6:54AM
Works for me - well spotted!

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