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10 comments so far...

Euzkerika Orozco April 27, 2011, 12:56 AM
Gorgeous!!!!!!!! :))
marco_vdw April 27, 2011, 07:12 AM
Thank you Euzkerika.
mramshaw April 27, 2011, 04:36 PM
I like that you didn't feel it necessary to lighten the silhouette.

But I'm confused, it looks like a fly rod but the reel is wrong?

I guess at least part of the appeal of Cuba is they use what they have.

richy April 27, 2011, 06:04 PM
Amazing light. Very well done!
marco_vdw April 29, 2011, 01:11 AM
Thank you, gentlemen.
Perkin-warbeck May 25, 2011, 07:48 PM
Makes me want to visit.... Oops, impossible.
marco_vdw May 25, 2011, 08:47 PM
It might be possible in a few years from now.
But I fear Cuba will change drastically when it is.
Perkin-warbeck May 25, 2011, 10:37 PM
Yes, I meant visit now, before it's too late. By the way, is this photo "day for night" (i.e., underexposed in PP)?
marco_vdw May 26, 2011, 01:10 AM
Not underexposed as such, although I did darken the tones a little afterwards.
But mainly it was taken using the automatic settings of a little compact camera, which thought there was sufficient light for a 1/500 sec photo.
And part of the effect is also because I took the picture through a bus window as we were driving along the Malacon (Havana's shoreline boulevard). The bus window adds a bit of a greyish shine to the image.
Perkin-warbeck May 26, 2011, 03:28 AM
Well the result is excellent. It looks like it was carefully composed.
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