Week 14 GPlus Project 52

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The theme for week 14 was night. It would have been helpful if I had looked at the list more carefully as I had taken photos for next week's theme Easter. I only realized my mistake Sunday afternoon as I was looking at what other participants were submitting, so I only had Sunday night (photos are due Monday 8pm) to take a shot. And of course Sunday night was a rainy night. So using a Ziplock freezer bag with a whole cut out for the lens I made a quick rain bag.

With not a whole lot of timing I just went outside and took 20 long exposure shots. While getting the shots I discovered that a smaller aperture setting (larger f stop) caused the light flare on the street lamp. I decided to go black and white on this to minimize the distractions, and because I originally had envisioned a gritty scene, but with all the darkness it didn't really play out.

You can view this, and the rest of my Project 52 photos here.


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