Downtown St. Paul at Night

Downtown St. Paul at Night

Downtown St. Paul, Minnesota at night reflected on the Mississippi River. Photographed from Harriet Island.

Photographed well after the sun was down, it was dark enough to make long exposures with little need for ND filters. The long exposure helps to smooth out and intensify the lights reflecting on the water as well as to smooth the surface of the water. You can also notice that the clouds moved during the exposure, resulting in a streaking appearance.

ISO 50 – f/11.0 – 60s – 28mm – Tripod – Single Exposure

Canon EOS 5D MkII Body and Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L Lens with circular polarizer.

Photographed in St Paul, Minnesota on 7-18-2014 at 9:00 PM



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July 18, 2014

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