Container ship, Amsterdam rijnkanaal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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The first beautiful day of the year. Still needed a picture for a project I entered, in the category transport. First idea was to make a picture of the railroad bridge a few kilometer down the canal. While I was riding on my bike back to Amsterdam not very satisfied with the railroad pictures I crossed this bridge. The sun was setting and the container ship was just cutting the corner... click!

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Comments (2)

Hank Waxman on March 18, 2012

The hint of days-end light coming from the right (presumed West) really puts the drama in the lighting making this shot work. Knowing through your comment that you'd been out on a less-than-successful shoot really adds to the special nature of this picture. We've all been there. Hank

Ирина Лапис on November 16, 2012

beautifull composition L

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Photo taken in Zeeburgereiland en Nieuwe Diep, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 17, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Placebo
    • Camera: Canon EOS 550D
    • Taken on 2012/03/15 18:05:52
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 16.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/10.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV
    • No flash