Here's my first night shot of Xian. What we see here is one of the most important monuments in this old city - the Drum Tower, which was first built in the 14th century, during the Ming Dinasty. Behind the tower, we have the Muslim Quarter, one of my favourite areas in Xian.
It was too late for blue hour and it had been foggy all day. Also, as usually when I travel, I had to find a place to use as a support, as I had no tripod.
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manada (6239) 2008-06-08 16:01
beautiful night shot, so clear and well exposed.
For us, occidental people it's not usual to admire this kind of monuments...
TopGeo (38216) 2008-06-08 17:39
Hi Ana excellent shot! wonderful composition I like this picture!A beautiful moment a beautiful nightly scene! Good POV and oppositions of colours
yasin (151) 2008-06-08 22:38
Beautiful scene, Ana, even using an 'emergency' tripod. Blue hour didn't make much different, I guess, because it had been foggy all day. Nice composition of the old city.
Best regards from Indonesia
emka (107925) 2008-06-08 23:38
Beautiful night shot of the Drum Tower. Interesting POV, good colours and sharpness. Excellent example of Chinese architecture. Regards
UnTrained (0) 2008-06-09 1:10
difficult light with street lamps, light around a building, some advertisement. You did a good job in balancing this to let us see a lot of the Drum Tower and its surrounding during the night from a pleasant POV.
Lieben Gruss, Ulf
jaywalker (16105) 2008-06-09 3:02
Hi Ana, A lovely night photo, showing great detail & displaying superb architecture, well composed with the lamp tight to the side, I love the star effect, great shutter speed, kind regards Wilson.
Vames (4356) 2008-06-09 4:58
hi Ana,very beautiful architecture!nice capture !
paura (46464) 2008-06-10 12:51
Uma beleza de fotografia, com bem ajustada exposição. O poste em primeiro plano ficou muito boa no contexto geral.
Juntas (7960) 2008-06-12 16:27
Olá Ana. Bonita composição com a luz bem controlada e as estrelinhas nos candeeiros ficam sempre bem. Abraço. Paulo
Bluejeans (64251) 2008-06-13 10:54
Oi Ana ,
Estes templos chineses são de grande beleza este ficou muito bonito iluminado , gostei muito dos detalhes, parabéns!!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
kpav (5031) 2008-06-13 21:39
Hello Ana, great night shot, with beautiful light and clarity. You captured very nicely the impressive tower and the result is very atmospheric. I like that you included the lamp at front in the picture. Thanks for sharing.
mphotographies (1976) 2008-06-19 1:04
This such a 'golden' night shot! Lovely twilights all around just very beautiful!
- Copyright: Ana Dores (adores) (46419)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-02-17
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: FujiFilm FinePix S9600
- Exposure: f/8, 3 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): China [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2008-06-08 15:51