A Bridge Over Reflective Water

© Michael S. Lazarus

A Bridge Over Reflective Water

Uploaded: February 07, 2008


f/5.0, 1.6, 18-55mm @34mm, DSC_218, 9:23P.M., ISO400

I find it very relaxing (and a nice change of pace) to head out shooting in the evening after a hard days work. I shot this photo of the MacArthur Causeway Bridge on my way out to Miami Beach to grab a bite one night. It's very popular with photographers as you would expect. This is my take on it. Hope you enjoy it.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 8/5 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 34.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


Mukesh Srivastava February 07, 2008

Splendid night shot with colorful reflections. Great pic Michael!! #848933

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 07, 2008

Such a wonderful scene!
Perfect comp and colors!
--Lisa #5457006

Colette M. Metcalf February 07, 2008

Beautiful night capture!! #5457204

Patrick Rouzes February 07, 2008

Exceptional colors, comp, perspective, detail & clarity here, Michael!!! Fantastic work again, my friend!!! #5458122

Tiia Vissak February 07, 2008

great colors, light & pov! #5458613

Sandy G. Woolard February 07, 2008

Wonderful night shot with the colors and lights. It does look relaxing!!! #5460610

Michael S. Lazarus February 07, 2008

Lisa, Colette, Patrick, Tila, and Sandy, thank you so much for the support. It makes the days when you dump a full card into the computer and come up empty a little easier to take. Today was one of those days and this is uplifting to read. #5461201

Michael S. Lazarus February 07, 2008

Thanks Mukesh for the compliment and for being the lead-off commenter. Almost missed your name at the top there. #5461219

Karen Slagle February 08, 2008

Love the composition with the bridge at the top and the water with reflections taking up most of the image at the bottom. Gorgeous colors also, Michael. #5464115

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 08, 2008

Absolutely beautiful , Michael and well captured with great light and perspective. #5464349

Aimee C. Eisaman February 08, 2008

Neat shot....love the color! Great composition! It does look like a peaceful place to look over and think! Of course I'm partial to purple lights! #5465534

Lynn Haack February 08, 2008

Stunning image! Love the creative perspective, the beautiful colors and lighting....Lynn #5467071

Michael S. Lazarus February 09, 2008

Thank you Karen, Emile, Aimee, and Lynn for your thoughtful commentary. It really inspires me. #5467689

Eivor Kuchta February 09, 2008

Very enjoyable! I love the colors and composition! #5468629

Evy Johansen level-classic February 10, 2008

Very beautiful, Michael!! #5473096

Joan Powell February 10, 2008

Beautiful reflection and colors !! #5475662

Michael S. Lazarus February 10, 2008

Thank you Eivor, Evy, and Joan for the wonderful comments. They mean a lot to me. #5475789

February 11, 2008

What a good looking night shot ! #5477646

Michael S. Lazarus February 11, 2008

Thanks John, your input means a lot to me. #5477737

Rafal Stachura February 11, 2008

Great colors and reflections Michael! #5478454

Michael S. Lazarus February 12, 2008

Thank you Rafal for the comment. #5483986

Bill Brelsford level-classic February 12, 2008


Dick Jenkins February 12, 2008

I like the colors as they play on the water and the positioning of the bridge in the image. Good work! #5486893

Michael S. Lazarus February 13, 2008

Thank you Bill and Dick for your comments. They are part of the history of this photo now and part of the value and pleasure I will have upon viewing it.


Michael S. Lazarus February 13, 2008

I would just like to give everyone who commented on this photo to this point and extra thank you as I it has just received an EP (my second since being here) and I know that you all helped it earn that designation with your input.


isabel C. Zepeda level-classic February 13, 2008

This is a beautifull shot,love the purple color how reflets in the water,the way you set the bridge on the photo was grate,good POV.
YSA #5489369

Michael S. Lazarus February 14, 2008

Thank you Isabel for all your wonderful comments. It's a wonderful thing to know you enjoyed the images you have taken some of your time to look at. #5493523

Corinne M. Thompson February 18, 2008

Wonderful presentation and colors. #5513758

Dianna Murphy February 20, 2008

I can see why you like this place! Creates are certain mood I'm sure! This is beautiful and peaceful. The love the colors and the reflection! #5521397

Michael S. Lazarus February 22, 2008

Thank you Corinne and Diana. Your comments were very kind. #5535879

Arman E. Barbuco February 28, 2008

This is a cool place. Nice color reflections. Love to be on a place like this. #5564943

Songbird Cline level-classic March 07, 2008

stunning color! awesome! #5609323

Kathy L. Clark May 22, 2008

Very beautiful Michael. Wonderful color and reflection.

OK Michael where have you been? #5961812

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