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Blue Waves of Neon

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Comments (12)

not1word on July 2, 2009

waves at Bits Nice one, Bits. Very apropos.

diannemcd on July 3, 2009

A very interesting photo, curtains and all. Dianne

someGuyinmasset on July 3, 2009

I certainly hope you took a cab home!

Bits-n-Pieces on July 3, 2009

Thanks not1word - this is just an apperitif! I've got a few others in mind :) you might be able to find this sign in this shot kamaly posted.

Thanks Dianne ! The blue glow sure does turn the curtains into something else. (I cropped out the diners in the window.)

And lol, Guy, have no fears. I read your caution in the NPC announcement and strictly kept my distance. But what had started out as a quick stroll to the harbor after I left work before sunset turned into a four hour tour! So I sure could have used a taxi to get back to where I started.

not1word on July 3, 2009

This really is quite mezmerizing, Bits. You really got the perfect exposure on it, too.

Marbiz on July 4, 2009

Great neon! I was trying to find it on kamaly's but couldn't at first.

Bits-n-Pieces on July 4, 2009

Thanks again not1word -that's sure a compliment coming from the Master of Neon! And believe it or not, I was walking around that evening with aperture priority setting on, and letting the camera pick the exposure / shutter speed. Just about all of the shots were right on and not too blown out. I have no idea why, but it worked.

Thanks marbiz! - they're just little blue blobs in the distance on the other shot - no detail to the sign at a ll.

Inspector H snaps on July 4, 2009

Nice neon Bits those curtains do give it an unusual look .....and Bits and not1word the blue reminded me I do actually have a blue neon too hee hee H

Bits-n-Pieces on July 4, 2009

Inspector - you seem to have mistaken someone else's page for your own! But thanks for the link - cool highlighting on the building. ( Though I have a feeling its more likely LED lighting instead of neon. Sadly, I think the days of N1W's favorite light source are numbered...

Inspector H snaps on July 4, 2009

oops... LED, how silly is that Clancy then thinking he had managed a nice sharp blue neon. No wonder there are no neon flares then ... H

not1word on July 4, 2009

Mama don't take my neon away!

Steve Paxton on July 7, 2009

Yeah do me at about 3m perfect. my fav colour as well a very good shot. steve

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 2, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Bits-n-Pieces
    • Taken on 2009/07/02 22:07:03
    • Exposure: 0.167s (1/6)
    • Focal Length: 200.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/7.100
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV
    • No flash