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    Late night departures from SFO on runways 1L/1R on Saturday, December 5th, 2009. The blurry strip just above the ground are flights United 863 and Qantas 74, both Boeing 747-400s headed for Sydney, as they taxied to 28R.

    A big minus tide had drained most of the water out of the wetlands, so I didn't get as many reflections as I'd hoped for. Also there was bad weather on the East Coast, and perhaps also because it was a Saturday, traffic was a little lighter than usual.

    Lastly, there were (construction?) trucks running around on the closest taxiways, never stopping in one place for long. Two of the trucks were carrying crazy bright lights on flatbeds -- took a long time to get rid the glare and lens flare from them.

    Stack of 79 images, EF-S 17-55 @ 55, f/7.1, 30s. Bayfront Park.

    Obviously better large. :) Also compare with the same shot from a different angle.

    [ o g u h ], AGrinberg, jackodog, and 501 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. David Rochas 45 months ago | reply

      That's brillant!


    2. telemaq76 45 months ago | reply

      tha s just great !!

    3. thibaut.m [deleted] 45 months ago | reply

      very good !

    4. Azraelle29 45 months ago | reply

      Excellent ! It seems to be a scientific graphism :)

    5. guaora 45 months ago | reply

      nice shot

    6. nicog92 [deleted] 45 months ago | reply

      WOW !!! Nice !!!! And so beautiful !!!

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    7. Phiae01 45 months ago | reply

      I'm interested in purchasing one of these prints. How should I go about doing that?

    8. *riverwalker* 45 months ago | reply

      This is great. Lots of interesting movement in the light trails!

    9. dtzortzis42 45 months ago | reply

      Great pictures! I'm inspired!
      I have to ask, why is this a stack of 79 images? Couldn't it just be one long exposure photo?
      Thanks!

      Dimitris

    10. scottizzo 43 months ago | reply

      yo, you should blow these up by like 4ft or 5ft and show them at a gallery. these are amazing. especially this one and the others with tons of trails.

    11. LuxOmnium 40 months ago | reply

      Fantastique!

    12. Urbnfaun 38 months ago | reply

      Gorgeous shot. This looks so fascinating

    13. GoneApey 35 months ago | reply

      amazing work!

    14. sm.oliver 22 months ago | reply

      How do you stack the images like that in photoshop?

    15. PN Verheij 20 months ago | reply

      Really nice long exposure! Regards Patrick

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