Car and a Nice Sunset
Ready to Head Home -- Hinocho, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2008 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl,
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8 @ 70 mm — 1/125 sec, f/4.5, ISO 1250 — map & image datanearby photos
Ready to Head Home

We had a wonderfully fun day at a themed enjoyment park about an hour's drive away. I have 500 pictures to go through, but for this evening, I'll post one of the last I took, of the car in the otherwise empty parking lot with a fiery brilliant sunset going on in the background.

I was literally walking as I took the shot, carrying a couple bags of stuff from the bakery/giftshop in one hand, while shooting with the other. Hey, it's a D700, and you can't take a bad shot with it, right?

It wasn't actually as dark as it appears in the photo, but I had to lower the overall exposure in Lightroom to get the post-sunset sky to appear the way it actually was. Of course, you need a really good monitor to see the colors and the richness. Sadly, it looks flat and dull on my laptop and my joe-consumer Dell monitor....

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Wow Jeffrey, nice find… looks really nice.

— comment by Jon Van Dalen on September 29th, 2008 at 2:15am JST (15 years, 9 months ago) comment permalink


I am a “Technical illustator” and some parts of my work is for Daimer AG, Germany. This is a very nice photography! I would only put the car a bit to the left.
I live near Stuttgart/Germany, my grand-ma lives in Saitama, Tokyo/Japan. I was five times in Japan, but the last time when I was five – 27 years ago… My hobbies are to build our large, Japanese pond garden with the Japanese pavillon 5x7m², seen on my homepage.

I enjoy it to see and read every new update at your homepage and every news of Anthony! I like the photographies of Japanese temples, gardens and nature the most! Maybe one day you will contact me and visit my site. That would be very nice!

Best to you, Fumie and Anthony,


— comment by Daisuke Schneider on October 15th, 2008 at 10:16pm JST (15 years, 8 months ago) comment permalink
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