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the pont neuf glowing at sunset

As artists have discovered for centuries the light in Paris at sunset is almost unreal.

 

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This is the Pont Neuf in Paris - the oldest bridge in the city. This was a quick photo as we were strolling the Seine. It rained the first few days of the trip but every night at about 7pm the skies partially cleared. By sunset at 9:30pm there was always a beautiful balance of dark storm clouds and clear areas for the golden glow to come through. All I did in photoshop was sharpen it up a bit - this is the natural coloring - no enhancing or saturating needed with Parisian sunsets.

 

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Taken on July 8, 2007