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Photo Info

Dimensions4928 x 3280
Original file size9.93 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken25-Aug-16 01:34
Date modified25-Aug-16 12:15
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D4
Focal length14 mm
Focal length (35mm)14 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure20s at f/2.8
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Burlington South Rising Moon, VT

Burlington South Rising Moon, VT

We were able to shoot both harbor lights on the same night in Burlington as they are close to another in the harbor. To protect the inner harbor from waves and erosion, several long breakwaters were built. On both the north and south ends were placed navigational towers and eventually covered with structures to look like lighthouses. We had first shot at the north tower before motoring along the breakwater to the south one. The ongoing New England drought in the summer of 2016 had lowered Lake Champlain’s water level and I had to climb up an eight-foot incline to reach the top of the breakwater. We shot several angles and I was reluctant to photograph the moon but my instincts were proven wrong resulting in a nice shot.
August 25, 2016 1:33am 75° 10-15mph wind
Nikon D4, 14mm lens ISO400 f2.8 20secs