Night Falls

© Aggie Villanueva

Night Falls

Uploaded: July 29, 2008


I did what Karen said and formatted at 480 pixels on the short side, and the pictures are now uploading clear and sharp again. Thankx, Karen.

Exif: F Number: 18, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 3/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 20.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D


Irene Colling level-classic July 29, 2008

Wow, this is straight out of the bible when God made the garden of eden. Beautiful work Aggie. #969869

Tommy E. Burgess July 29, 2008

Very beautiful Aggie! Great composition, color, and lighting. #6247853

Molly A. O July 30, 2008

It feels like a fairy land:) I like it in color #6249023

Karen Slagle July 30, 2008

This is awesome, Aggie. I can feel the coolness and hear the stream. Wish I was there right now... #6249077

Aggie Villanueva July 30, 2008

Thank you. I'm glad you like it. It was taken in daytime, so bright I had to use a 3-stop ND filter and a polarizer, and still some water spots blew out.

When I worked on it, the day shots were OK, but it just needed more magic, so I converted to a nightfall look, and added the setting sun's beams. #6249146

Dawn M. Schneider August 11, 2008

what a beautiful and magical image, very very stunning. #6300272

Nikki McDonald level-classic August 19, 2008

Your editing is terrific here, Aggie. I love the subtle beams and the blue tones of night. #6335032

Aggie Villanueva August 20, 2008

Thankx so much, Dawn and Nikki. I miss everyone! Hopefully things will calm down soon and I can spend time with you all again. Have the best day! #6336566

Joyce A. Meck August 24, 2008

Aggie - this is really beautiful!! Tell me what settings you used! Is this one of your new LONG exposures with the new equipment?
Very cool! #6358484

Aggie Villanueva August 24, 2008

Thankx, Joyce. It was f/18 and shutter was 0.3. I still don't understand exactly how much time 0.3 actuall IS, but I know it was slower. Luckily there was no wind that day and I used a tripod, so nothing blurred but the water. This is the day Karen Waters and I went shooting. #6359077

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