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Night Shopping, Regensburg

Posted by
GJC (Kyoto, Japan) on 9 January 2009 in Cityscape & Urban.

Another hand-held at ISO 3200. No, I'm not employed by Nikon (that would be nice!) but I am very happy with my camera. I must say, however, that it got pretty darned heavy carrying it every day/all day for 10 days! Maybe that's where I get an assistant . . . .

NIKON D300 1/30 second F/3.5 ISO 3200 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

I love the way Nikon's newest sensors handle low light. This is really wonderful.

9 Jan 2009 5:44am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Bravo! You have a steady hand in order to get a shot such as this! Kudos!

9 Jan 2009 5:47am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Beautiful shot. That sky is so nice. I'm a fan of Nikon gear also.

9 Jan 2009 5:58am

Mindy from United States

Agree with Laurie. Hard to believe the light quality at iso 3200 is so fine. The lack of noise is deafening. Lovely image to boot.

9 Jan 2009 8:21am

Vink from Grasse - French riviera, France

Superb night shot ! I like the reflections on the floor and old walls ! Bravo !

9 Jan 2009 8:34am

Monique from Koh Samui, Afghanistan

Beautiful colors and I like the reflection in the wet stones, great composition! Great performance on high ISO and good luck finding an assistant ;)

9 Jan 2009 8:43am

EYES WIDE SHUT from The library of my soul, United Kingdom

You have a much steadier hand than me! My hand helds at that setting looked like I was drunk ha ha

A delightful photograph, beautiful colouration and detail

9 Jan 2009 2:57pm

jim from sebastopol, United States

steady hands indeed! great composition and clarity of color! i especially like the blue night sky slashing between the buildings. it electrifies the image! jim

9 Jan 2009 4:53pm

baobab from Cambridge, United States

vivid... isn't the D300 amazing? I had a similar "wow what a camera" feeling about my night shots in Reykjavik. what lens are you using? I find that with VR I can take hand-held shots as slow as 1/15 shutter speed.

and I'm with you on the weight of the beast :) it is worth it for the amazing images one can capture.

9 Jan 2009 4:56pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Wonderful night mood... the colours, lighting, reflections... all so beautiful! Happy shooting my friend!:-)

9 Jan 2009 6:18pm

grant from kansas city, United States

fantastic. the reflected light in the wet brick is just gorgeous.

9 Jan 2009 7:07pm

Liang from San Francisco, United States

Love this shot, it makes me think of beginning to have a very enjoyable nightlife!

9 Jan 2009 7:08pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

superbe vue nocture d'une jolie ruelle bien animée!

9 Jan 2009 7:19pm

Paula Camps from Mahón (Menorca), Spain

Nice one. Great colors.

9 Jan 2009 8:49pm

Hoshisato from Ealing, United Kingdom

Very nice mood and colours!

9 Jan 2009 9:01pm

Melanie from Switzerland

Nice shot!
Love this street atmosphere at night!

9 Jan 2009 9:33pm

François from Tours, France

At first sight, the mood of your picture makes me think to Van Gogh's painting of Arles by night.
I did not visit your blog for a while, and I discover that you visited Germany. I am very curious of the way you see an european country !

9 Jan 2009 9:39pm

Suzanne from Huntington Bch, United States

Terrific night scene. Love the ambiance.

10 Jan 2009 2:26am

martie from United States

Really nice composition! You bring our eyes down the street and the lighting is superb.

10 Jan 2009 3:55am

michele from Canada

amazing clarity and color for the conditions.

10 Jan 2009 3:55am

Lucca from Cologne, Germany

The Nikon is very good but your eye is even better!

10 Jan 2009 9:54am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

And this right here is why I love photography and why I can never, ever leave, bravo GJC, bravo!

10 Jan 2009 10:39am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

You have a gift for the right light!!

10 Jan 2009 2:07pm

Pixim from Nice, France

The capacities of the apparatus are extraordinary, but all that is valid by your use, here framing is perfect and allows us to accompany you in this visit ;)

10 Jan 2009 3:17pm

Howard F. from South Pasadena, Calif., United States

Looks like a beautiful shopping alley. Love how well the sky came out.

10 Jan 2009 9:53pm

farmermarn from Baltimore, United States

Very nice! Could be a postcard. I want to go there!!!
I still debate back and forth about Nikon/Canon. Someday I'm going
to upgrade my camera and I really can't decide..Canon L series lenses are
soooo good, but I really can't afford them anyway.

11 Jan 2009 11:27am

daina from United States

I had the same thought as Francois – Van Gogh – especially the sky. The colors are the saturated colors of a painting. It is also nice to see an interior as well. Very well done!

11 Jan 2009 7:20pm

Will from Gainesville, United States

wow...great lighting and color:)

12 Jan 2009 1:02pm

NIKON D300
1/30 second
F/3.5
ISO 3200
27 mm (35mm equiv.)