Bus Trails

Uploaded: March 24, 2008


f/5.0, 2, 18-55mm@18mm, DSC_10020, 7:02PM, ISO800, SP mode

I took this shot on Easter morning looking east down Miami's Coral Way (24th St.) just as you enter Coral Gables and pass under a canopy of oak trees in a residential area. The light trails are from a passing bus. The camera was mounted on a tripod and I used Apple's iPhoto to tweak the results. Enjoy!

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 2/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


isabel C. Zepeda level-classic March 24, 2008

Wow another great picture, you are very artistic,this picture is so much fun to see the color are brite,i dont know how to take then, I enjoy seeing yours, keep them coming, I love them.
Ysa #884669

Eivor Kuchta March 24, 2008

This looks like fun, letting the lights do the "painting", and the rest of the bus is invisble. #5690472

Kathy L. Clark March 24, 2008

Way cool shot here Michael. I think you have a winner here. #5692337

Michael S. Lazarus March 25, 2008

Thank you Isabel, Eivor, and Kathy for your interest. I am always amazed with these light trail shots in low light with longer exposures. Sometimes, like here, the vehicle is invisible and the different light sources leave distinctive trails. It is indeed like magic; a lot of fun. #5695243

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 26, 2008

Fabulous, Michael!!!
Love the crisp, vibrant details in the trails. Especially love the repeated pattern in the yellow (just above the green stripe)!
Wonderful perspective.
Great execution!
Blessings, Lisa♥ #5699995

M.Christine Duncan March 26, 2008

Your photos are usually so calm, bright and involve water, lol, that I have to comment on this one! All that fabulous light seems to create a whole new world to capture... what was once an ordinary street is now a new dimension! Very cool! #5702014

March 29, 2008

I wouldn't even try to catch it if I was late :D It seems so fast :)

Michael, you have more Editors Picks than I could ever imagine! #5713802

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