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Photo Info

Dimensions1000 x 773
Original file size416 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken20-Sep-13 18:30
Date modified31-Aug-20 15:56
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D600
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)18 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.5
Exposure1/20 at f/11
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-2 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 220
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Sunset at Flagstaff Train Station

Sunset at Flagstaff Train Station

Last September I had noticed, earlier in the day, that there was potential for a great sky at sunset so I grabbed my gear and went downtown to the Train Station. I had been looking for a good opportunity to shoot this great Arts and Crafts building with a beautiful sky for a while. I set my new Nikon D600 onto my tripod and watched the sky change as I clicked away. Shortly after the sun set I captured this image as the sky turned from yellow to a brilliant orange. I took a few more as the sky turned to night, but this image stood out among all of the others. I really love the way this full frame camera picks up the texture and warmth of the red bricks on the station walls and pavement, along with the shingles.
I often go back to locations to shoot and have been back a few more times since this one but none of the more recent images compare to it.
1/20 second, f11, -2EV, ISO220 (Auto), 18 - 35mm @ 18mm. Processed in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom to bring up the shadows on the architectural features and bring down the brightness of the sky on the RAW image.