This shot was taken at an Motorway Exit in Graz. The Exit leads to an Shopping Mall, where they mounted the “Clocktowers Shadow”. This is a replica of the Landmark of Graz, it´s Clocktower, to attract visitors.

When i drove by, i noticed that they had installed this nice Led Lighting around the Replica Tower. So i mounted my Camera on a nearby pedestrian overpass on a tripod and took the shot. I added the motorway with the passing cars to round up the image.

Canon Eos 50d, Manfrotto Tripod, Canon Remote Control, Mirror Lockup
Kit Lens 17-85 mm at 24 mm (under 24 this lens works very poor).

Exposure and Aperture:
f/ 14.0 15 sec. -1EV iso 100

The Photo was taken in Raw and using the Liveview function with AV. I preseted the Aperture to f/ 14.0, aimed at the tower left and corrected the sharpness manually, the camera set the correct exposure.

The photo is out of the cam, only that i corrected the clarity in CS4 to reduce the halos an added some sharpness to get crispy details.

I am a Hobby Photographer from Austria who likes to shoot a mixed bag of subjects ranging from car racing to airshows, architecture, landscape and nature and have not specialized on a specific topic.
I also like to look at all the beautiful artwork here to find some inspiration.
Thank’s to all of you for looking and commenting on my work.

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  • George Lenz
    George Lenzabout 5 years ago

    nicely done

  • Thabk you for the first comment, very much appreciated!

    – Delfino

  • joreykiva
    joreykivaabout 5 years ago

  • Thank you Jorey, and keep on with the good work in this Group, since i like it a lot!

    – Delfino

  • Polly x
    Polly xalmost 5 years ago

  • Bevlea Ross
    Bevlea Rossabout 2 years ago


    You were voted into the Top Ten of our Challenge

    “ShuTTerBugS – Slow Exposures Challenge

    Bevlea & Keri

    December 2012

  • Oh, what a surprise, thank you for the info and thanks to all those who voted for that one!

    – Delfino

  • davvi
    davviabout 2 years ago

    very nice,night view.

  • Thank you very much!

    – Delfino

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGabout 1 month ago
  • Thank you for the good news!

    – Delfino

  • Ludwig Wagner
    Ludwig Wagnerabout 1 month ago

    Please consider entering your Challenge Winning image into the latest Prima Challenge for challenge winners between 1st – 15th December 2014. Don¹t forget to add it to the group if you want to be considered for a feature! Please consider voting in our latest Challenge

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