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 (525)

David Guruli on July 5

Very beautiful view.
Wonderful capture.
Best regards from Georgia, David.

Miroslav Majerčík on July 11

Stunning atmosphere!!!
Best regards, MIRO from Slovakia :-)

Markus Kikike on August 11

Amazing night shot!F304+L504

bodidog 7 days ago

LIKE, beautiful colours, nicely taken given you didn't have a tripod, regards

andrew brown yesterday

Breathtaking colours, fairytale landscape! Perfect shot!
Best wishes, András

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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