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amsterdam

A nightshot outside the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

amsterdam

f/3.5 – 0.6s – ISO 400 – 20mm – handheld

ps. If you’re in the area: Keukenhof opens today (until May 20).

ps2. I’m going to Sweden for a few days. See you next week!

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24 responses

  1. wonderful shot!

    March 21, 2013 at 5:11 PM

  2. Wonderful reflections

    March 21, 2013 at 6:02 PM

  3. Lovely night shot Calee. The reflections are beautiful.

    March 21, 2013 at 6:44 PM

  4. The picture is absolutely amazing. Love the greens.

    March 21, 2013 at 11:42 PM

    • Thanks! 🙂 I’m lucky to live in this beautiful city

      March 22, 2013 at 5:54 AM

  5. Wow! Enjoy your visit to Sweden, Calee.

    Blessings ~ Wendy

    March 22, 2013 at 3:41 AM

  6. Nice!!

    March 22, 2013 at 7:35 AM

  7. Beautiful shot. You must have really steady hands to be able to hand hold the camera for an exposure like that. I love the look of photography at night–so many cool reflections and shadows.

    March 22, 2013 at 10:00 AM

    • Thanks Mike! 🙂 Would’ve been nice to get “stars” instead of half blurry lights.. I like night shots a lot, definitely make a new attempt again soon, this time with tripod!

      March 25, 2013 at 8:15 PM

      • I am thinking of getting a monopod and see how that works. It might not be optimal for really long shots (sometimes I take shots as long as 30 seconds), but it might help to steady the camera for some night shots.

        March 26, 2013 at 8:59 AM

        • I’ve been thinking the same thing! Most times I think a monopod would suffice, and should be easier to carry (+ no assembling) than a tripod.

          March 26, 2013 at 6:04 PM

  8. One day I will make it there. Your photo inspires me.

    March 22, 2013 at 2:24 PM

  9. Wonderful city. In Italy we say that Amsterdam is the Venice of the north. I’ve been there in the eighties and i should come back!!

    March 22, 2013 at 7:50 PM

    • I want to visit the real Venice!! 😀 Amsterdam is a beautiful city, and spring is the best time to visit.

      March 25, 2013 at 8:17 PM

  10. Way cool photo!

    March 24, 2013 at 9:46 PM

  11. What a stunning night image this is!

    March 26, 2013 at 11:40 PM

    • Thanks so much, Lisa! I’m lucky to live in a very pretty city! 🙂

      March 27, 2013 at 4:08 PM

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