Silent night

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This is a 30 seconds photograph made ​​without tripod. Me and my camera, we were both lying on the floor of a floating dock and to prevent a blurred photo I only had to remain still and hold my breath during the period of exposure.

In the Upper Douro region, the nights are so calm that the silence is broken only when a fish jumps in the water.

Esta é uma fotografia de 30 segundos feita sem tripé. Eu e a minha máquina estávamos deitados no chão de um cais flutuante e para evitar uma fotografia tremida eu só tive que permanecer imóvel e suster a respiração durante o tempo de exposição.

Na região do Alto Douro, as noites são tão calmas que o silêncio só é interrompido quando um peixe salta na água.

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Comments (526)

Vlotman75 on November 13, 2014

I can't stop watching your beautiful pictures, please keep making more, they are amazing!

C.gpeña ☂ on November 13, 2014

Absolutamente genial! Like + Fav.

Panoranio Forever!!! UNESCO PETITION.

Sign it please, and send this link to everybody. Thank you!

Saludos, Carmeta.

Grażka 56 on November 20, 2014

Silent night fairytale.L+F

Greetings from Poland,Grażyna.

cezary68 on April 11, 2015

L+F Best wishes,Cezary68

may1961 on April 28, 2015

Ez valami csodálatos...tetszik.Üdv:Árpi.

Sirka on November 20, 2015

Marvelous night view!F309&L518

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on April 7, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Mário Eloi Castro
    • Camera: Canon EOS 600D
    • Taken on 2013/03/23 23:24:30
    • Exposure: 30.000s
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash