paint the night away

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© Christopher Long
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Photo Info
UploadedDecember 11, 2008
TakenOctober 30, 2007
Exposure6 sec at f/14
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
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market st | downtown | philadelphia

89 responses

  • Victor Ursabia

    Victor Ursabia said (10 Dec 2008):


  • Gasin Trossen

    Gasin Trossen gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    Great shot!

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    good capture, well done

  • triciamary

    triciamary gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    Fantastic shot - love this!

  • Tammy Espino

    Tammy Espino gave props (11 Dec 2008):

    wow! :)

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (12 Dec 2008):

    Great shot. I love the star effects.

  • Robert Allan

    Robert Allan gave props (14 Dec 2008):

    Nice work!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (15 Dec 2008):

    Very creative! Well done.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (15 Dec 2008):

    super shot...

  • Lundby

    Lundby said (15 Dec 2008):

    this reminds me of a super hero zooming quickly in a movie....well done. (I do know what it really is to by the way :)

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (15 Dec 2008):


  • Sherry Davis Johnson

    Sherry Davis Johnson gave props (15 Dec 2008):

    Very nice.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (15 Dec 2008):

    Wow! I know I should write something intelligent, but...Wow!

  • Stephan Ortmanns

    Stephan Ortmanns (Deleted) gave props (15 Dec 2008):

    very cool! now i got a new picture in my head when i think about the streets of philadelphia

  • Christina Fung

    Christina Fung gave props (15 Dec 2008):

    this is an awesome shot!

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    Fantastic execution on this shot!!

  • Bill Duffy

    Bill Duffy gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    Nice shot. Like the low angle perspective.

  • Pamela Johns

    Pamela Johns (Deleted) gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    great shot!

  • Benny R@mirez

    Benny R@mirez   gave props (16 Dec 2008):


  • judy fouse

    judy fouse gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    you are definitely an artist.

  • Michael Risenhoover

    Michael Risenhoover (Deleted) gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    The starbursts are wonderful with the light trails, very nice.

  • Natalie S

    Natalie S gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    Awesome image!

  • Ulli Koenig

    Ulli Koenig (Deleted) gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    I really love night-shots! excellent

  • Joyce D.Z.

    Joyce D.Z. gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    Beautiful capture of the light trail!

  • Joyce D.Z.

    Joyce D.Z. gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    Beautiful capture of the light trail!

  • Ted Opderbeck

    Ted Opderbeck gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    Awesome shot - the starburst effect adds to the photo.

  • Portia Söderberg

    Portia Söderberg (Deleted) gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    Very cool shot Christopher!

  • roni sanjaya

    roni sanjaya gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    this is beautiful

  • Michael Niemeyer

    Michael Niemeyer said (16 Dec 2008):

    Impressive shot

  • Sean Blake

    Sean Blake said (16 Dec 2008):

    Crazy cool looking!

  • Jose Rico

    Jose Rico (Deleted) gave props (17 Dec 2008):

    awesome nightime shot - wow

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (17 Dec 2008):

    WOW! I never knew Philly could look so great! ;-) Wonderful shot and perfect for the theme.

  • Thanks! Impostor

    Thanks! Impostor gave props (17 Dec 2008):

    love the colors...

  • jdesigns4u

    jdesigns4u (Deleted) said (17 Dec 2008):

    i love shots like this

  • Gigi Leonard

    Gigi Leonard gave props (17 Dec 2008):

    urgently urbane. beautifully captured!

  • Alicia Aguirre

    Alicia Aguirre gave props (18 Dec 2008):

    Way to go Christopher! That is freakin awesome!

  • n n

    n n (Deleted) gave props (18 Dec 2008):

    Yep, this is Awesome!

  • Otis Alamo

    Otis Alamo gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    Phantastic image!!!!

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (19 Dec 2008):


  • Wendy A Perry

    Wendy A Perry gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    Ditto !!

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    what a wonderful shot and perfect for the theme!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (26 Dec 2008):

    awesome capture, Chris.

  • *#!@&*June Phillips

    *#!@&*June Phillips gave props (28 Dec 2008):

    The lights are great super action

  • Antje Woolum

    Antje Woolum (Deleted) gave props (29 Dec 2008):


  • William Garvey

    William Garvey gave props (30 Dec 2008):

    Great shot... I like it.

  • Mary Ali

    Mary Ali gave props (6 Jan 2009):

    Nice action.

  • Lindsay

    Lindsay gave props (9 Jan 2009):


  • Alina Hahn

    Alina Hahn (Deleted) gave props (10 Jan 2009):

    So cool! Love it!

  • Lise Utne

    Lise Utne gave props (10 Jan 2009):

    Superb night image!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (12 Jan 2009):

    Another winner. Wonderful entry.

  • Jesse Nicole

    Jesse Nicole gave props (14 Jan 2009):

    just what a cityscape should be! love it!

  • Maria Gonzalez

    Maria Gonzalez gave props (14 Jan 2009):


  • Vicky Abrams-Ogg

    Vicky Abrams-Ogg gave props (15 Jan 2009):

    This is amazing!

  • David Delgado

    David Delgado (Deleted) gave props (15 Jan 2009):


  • Andrea Desjardins

    Andrea Desjardins said (16 Jan 2009):

    great movement with interesting tones and light!

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (17 Jan 2009):

    this is truly a HOT HOT shot! and great entry!

  • Kasia Tilander

    Kasia Tilander said (21 Jan 2009):

    Oh that's wonderful...

  • Alan Franz

    Alan Franz gave props (21 Jan 2009):

    great shot... love the cityscapes at night.

  • Talitha Tarro

    Talitha Tarro (Deleted) gave props (22 Jan 2009):

    I love it!

  • linda woods

    linda woods gave props (23 Jan 2009):


  • Alexandru Iedu

    Alexandru Iedu gave props (23 Jan 2009):


  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck gave props (23 Jan 2009):

    Excellent shot. Love the composition and effects of long exposure!

  • Shona J

    Shona J gave props (26 Jan 2009):

    Amazing night shot :0)

  • Trish Meyer

    Trish Meyer (Deleted) gave props (27 Jan 2009):

    Great zoom shot.

  • Tricia Bergland

    Tricia Bergland (Deleted) gave props (29 Jan 2009):

    Did you use rear sync curtain for this shot? It's great.

  • Benny R@mirez

    Benny R@mirez   gave props (19 Feb 2009):


  • Yu-chun Chen

    Yu-chun Chen gave props (8 Mar 2009):

    Nice job!!!!

  • Autumn Letters

    Autumn Letters (Deleted) gave props (9 Apr 2009):

    Wow! So cool and exciting. :)

  • Antonio Romero

    Antonio Romero gave props (17 Apr 2009):

    Great capture


    PINAKI SARKAR gave props (21 Apr 2009):

    great abstract photo

  • Dakota Bruce

    Dakota Bruce gave props (22 Apr 2009):

    amazing shot

  • Robin Lerios

    Robin Lerios said (24 Apr 2009):

    WOW! You just woke me up!! Fantastic electric action! Better than a hot cup of chai... well, I'm gonna have one anyway :)

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (30 Apr 2009):


  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (3 May 2009):

    Prize winning shot.....!!!!!! Love the 'stars'

  • Lisa Brown

    Lisa Brown gave props (3 May 2009):

    wonderful. favorite indeed! great work

  • Micci Shannon

    Micci Shannon gave props (5 May 2009):

    AWESOME shot!

  • Amina Boudehane

    Amina Boudehane gave props (11 May 2009):

    Waouu love it !!

  • Maddie K

    Maddie K gave props (14 May 2009):

    This is one of my favorite photos ever. it's amazing!

  • Karen Boyd

    Karen Boyd gave props (24 May 2009):

    Love it!

  • Roberto Noto

    Roberto Noto gave props (1 Jun 2009):

    nice shot !

  • Laura Fleming

    Laura Fleming gave props (14 Jun 2009):

    love it! as always- you do a great job! i

  • Roberta

    Roberta (Deleted) gave props (18 Jun 2009):

    amazing capture!

  • Jesús L. Yapor

    Jesús L. Yapor (Deleted) gave props (2 Jul 2009):

    great lines!

  • Tori Lindo

    Tori Lindo gave props (18 Jul 2009):

    This is awesome and fits the theme!

  • Desiree Adams

    Desiree Adams said (24 Jul 2009):

    Wow perfect Zoom. It inspires me to give it a try. Awesome!

  • Kaki J. Luitjens

    Kaki J. Luitjens said (30 Jul 2009):

    This is awesome!

  • Cyril Bays

    Cyril Bays gave props (3 Aug 2009):

    Great shot!

  • Lawrence Crisostomo

    Lawrence Crisostomo said (5 Aug 2009):

    Very nice blur!

  • Hermosa Lee Kwan

    Hermosa Lee Kwan (Deleted) gave props (4 Feb 2010):

    it's like the Flash except it's yellow. cool!

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