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Dawn at Narragansett Bay | by Jim Boud
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Dawn at Narragansett Bay

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I took this shot at dawn in Newport, Rhode Island on my spring trip to New England. On the left is the Claiborne Pell Newport Bridge. I was cold and tired, but the pastel colors that morning made it very worthwhile. I set my camera to "bulb" exposure mode and used a 96 second exposure to make the water silky smooth. I tried to make the composition more interesting with the position of the pier pointing towards the bridge.


Canon EOS 60D

Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM


96 sec exposure


ISO 100

Single RAW exposure edited in Lightroom

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Taken on May 8, 2011