the art of red

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© Christopher Long
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UploadedDecember 22, 2007
TakenNovember 13, 2007
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Exposure15 sec at f/36
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length47 mm
ISO100
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it was early in the morning as i was driving to work. the fog was out and visibility was 50 yards at the most. there was a walkway over the boulevard so i thought i should try some long exposure in the fog just to see how it would look. i set my canon on 15 sec and timed it just right to only capture red. i end up capturing the art of red.

roosevelt blvd | philadelphia

91 responses

  • jeff bartlett

    jeff bartlett gave props (22 Dec 2007):

    great job of using fog creatively, and catching the streetlights all red!

  • Christopher Long

    Christopher Long said (22 Dec 2007):

    Thanks

  • Bridget Badore

    Bridget Badore gave props (22 Dec 2007):

    this is awesome. fantastic shot! :D

  • Marianne Greig

    Marianne Greig gave props (22 Dec 2007):

    wicked shot

  • Paul Lavallee

    Paul Lavallee gave props (22 Dec 2007):

    stunning image

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (23 Dec 2007):

    What a great image

  • Frederic Frognier

    Frederic Frognier (Deleted) gave props (24 Dec 2007):

    Awesome. Love it

  • Merrick Kingston

    Merrick Kingston gave props (24 Dec 2007):

    Cool!

  • Christopher Long

    Christopher Long said (26 Dec 2007):

    Suzette, I had it set at 15 sec and I had to time it just right to only capture red.

  • Kurniadi Widodo

    Kurniadi Widodo (Deleted) said (26 Dec 2007):

    Beside the fog and the all red streetlights, I also love how the white lines on the road aren't being crossed at all by the streetlights. Great job!

  • Caroline Sam

    Caroline Sam said (31 Dec 2007):

    wow, i love the long exposure here

  • Konrad Ragnarsson

    Konrad Ragnarsson said (31 Dec 2007):

    Excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Lindsay

    Lindsay gave props (1 Jan 2008):

    very awesome shot! :)

  • !~) Emelia Isaac

    !~) Emelia Isaac said (2 Jan 2008):

    wonderful!

  • maria tizon

    maria tizon (Deleted) gave props (2 Jan 2008):

    Beautiful shot. I've never tried one of these. I think you've inspired me, Chris. Happy 2008!

  • Melissa Thorburn

    Melissa Thorburn gave props (3 Jan 2008):

    Awesome, I love it! Love the foggy yet warm feel from the lights.

  • Karen Lee

    Karen Lee gave props (4 Jan 2008):

    Perfect exposure & colours :-)

  • Emma Brahas

    Emma Brahas said (7 Jan 2008):

    Great compositione! I hope will be published!!!

  • Tal Katzir-liv

    Tal Katzir-liv said (7 Jan 2008):

    unbelievable beauty!

  • Jessica Maceda

    Jessica Maceda said (7 Jan 2008):

    Very cool effect with the lights, the fog really sets it off I think.

  • Scott Bland

    Scott Bland said (7 Jan 2008):

    Excellent use of time exposure!!!

  • Yago Veith

    Yago Veith said (7 Jan 2008):

    Excellent capture

  • Danny Monster

    Danny Monster said (10 Jan 2008):

    the fog and the lights fo great together, you took the picture at a food time and held it

  • Reese M.

    Reese M. gave props (13 Jan 2008):

    i love how you just captured the red! most highway shots have the white too...very unique!

  • Matt Granz

    Matt Granz said (14 Jan 2008):

    The mists and the colors of the light streams set against the hue of blue... what can I say that hasn't been expressed here before this comment? I'm awed.

  • maria de feudis

    maria de feudis said (17 Jan 2008):

    Hella cool!

  • Nicole

    Nicole gave props (18 Jan 2008):

    amazing

  • Karmakar Akash

    Karmakar Akash said (20 Jan 2008):

    I love this pic..taken from an overbridge i presume?

  • Rain Arnau

    Rain Arnau said (20 Jan 2008):

    love the red thingie. ;)

  • Mandolin Davis

    Mandolin Davis said (24 Jan 2008):

    This is eyecandy! love it!

  • Cathy Cale

    Cathy Cale said (27 Jan 2008):

    Terrific shot. Your work is just great.

  • Christine Moser

    Christine Moser said (27 Jan 2008):

    how striking! this is amazing :)

  • Mary Spradley

    Mary Spradley said (31 Jan 2008):

    LOVE this!

  • Chelsea Hamilton

    Chelsea Hamilton (Deleted) said (31 Jan 2008):

    wow.....jst wow.
    this is just awesome. thatnks so much for adding me as a contact, your work is very inspirational :)

  • marissa navarro

    marissa navarro gave props (1 Feb 2008):

    i got goosebumps!

  • windy partridge

    windy partridge gave props (1 Feb 2008):

    love your work!

  • j. l.

    j. l. gave props (1 Feb 2008):

    i love this long exposure shot. great technicality and skill

  • .Lucy Spartalis.

    .Lucy Spartalis. gave props (1 Feb 2008):

    The two colours look stunning together, well done.

  • Amanda Roberts

    Amanda Roberts gave props (2 Feb 2008):

    wow, wow, wow

  • Edwin II Chiong

    Edwin II Chiong gave props (7 Feb 2008):

    very interesting photo! the long exposure didn't overexposed the photo!

  • Gabriel Diaz

    Gabriel Diaz said (8 Feb 2008):

    Amazing photo!

  • Shaunáe

    Shaunáe gave props (13 Feb 2008):

    Beautiful

  • Elena

    Elena said (14 Feb 2008):

    beautiful wonderful speechless!!!!!

  • Lori Ann Morris

    Lori Ann Morris said (16 Feb 2008):

    All racing towards what? Reminds me to slow down and look around...and enjoy beautiful captures like yours!

  • Rhian Syahzana

    Rhian Syahzana (Deleted) gave props (9 Mar 2008):

    Awesome...I like this...

  • Slimeface

    Slimeface said (20 Mar 2008):

    This is a trip!
    www.slimeface.com

  • caitlin

    caitlin said (21 Mar 2008):

    this is crazy mate, a great shot.

  • Brenda Was

    Brenda Was (Deleted) said (22 Mar 2008):

    This is an amazing picture! The color red really pops!

  • Lauren S

    Lauren S gave props (26 Mar 2008):

    it reminds me of red string candy! great shot!

  • Virgilio Rodriguez Jr

    Virgilio Rodriguez Jr gave props (6 Apr 2008):

    Great shot, read your comment on the timing, I could just imagine how long this took you.

  • mili

    mili (Deleted) gave props (7 Apr 2008):

    love the haze - def separates it from the rest of these type of long exposures!

  • Reese M.

    Reese M. gave props (14 Apr 2008):

    all that effort paid off! great shot!

  • Richelle Forsey

    Richelle Forsey gave props (1 May 2008):

    leaves me speechless.

  • Ernesto Carta

    Ernesto Carta gave props (19 Jun 2008):

    really impressive

  • Jeff Clark

    Jeff Clark gave props (30 Jun 2008):

    Perfect!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (30 Jun 2008):

    I think we may have a winner here.

  • Andrew Darlow

    Andrew Darlow gave props (3 Jul 2008):

    Really incredible. Like from another planet.

  • Desirèe Kertesz

    Desirèe Kertesz (Deleted) said (8 Jul 2008):

    wow!! beautiful shot! :)

  • Virginie Maillard

    Virginie Maillard (Deleted) said (8 Jul 2008):

    It could be a painting, i love it!

  • Nick Tinsley

    Nick Tinsley gave props (8 Jul 2008):

    awesome shot!!

  • Robin Smith

    Robin Smith gave props (10 Jul 2008):

    great shot!!

  • Travis Neely

    Travis Neely said (10 Jul 2008):

    fucking stellar!

  • Matt Reitman

    Matt Reitman (Deleted) gave props (10 Jul 2008):

    one of my favs in this category,

  • Patrick Westerfield

    Patrick Westerfield gave props (11 Jul 2008):

    Great shot.

  • Timothy Hoerl

    Timothy Hoerl (Deleted) gave props (11 Jul 2008):

    Great long exposure! Nice work!

  • PabloHunny

    PabloHunny gave props (11 Jul 2008):

    love love love this! the streaking red lights are what caught my eye but i agree w/many here that the fog adds more 'wow' to the shot.

  • Fran Ott

    Fran Ott said (11 Jul 2008):

    Very well done, excellent work. btw I grew up about a mile from Roosevelt blvd.

  • Fred S.

    Fred S. gave props (15 Jul 2008):

    Way cool, Christopher!!

  • Emily Allison

    Emily Allison gave props (15 Jul 2008):

    Brilliant! WOW ... your work is exquisite!

  • Lew Holzman

    Lew Holzman said (15 Jul 2008):

    Man, this is an eye catcher!

  • Stephen Mohammed

    Stephen Mohammed said (16 Jul 2008):

    Simple and brilliant... "simply Brilliant"

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (23 Jul 2008):

    excellent shot

  • FALCON LARA OSCAR

    FALCON LARA OSCAR said (24 Jul 2008):

    Amazing, I like it.

  • Mike La Rosa

    Mike La Rosa said (24 Jul 2008):

    great use of the long exposure
    nice photo

  • Susan Helsel

    Susan Helsel (Deleted) gave props (6 Aug 2008):

    very cool...want to do some night-time stuff. this gives me incentive

  • Vanessa Ramirez

    Vanessa Ramirez said (20 Aug 2008):

    These remind me of some electric type of redvine candy. It's tasty. *WINK*

  • Rocco Palermo

    Rocco Palermo gave props (22 Oct 2008):

    Great shot and timing

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (7 Nov 2008):

    Love it.

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond   gave props (10 Nov 2008):

    Truely art! And a favorite too. R

  • Mateusz Ługowski

    Mateusz Ługowski (Deleted) gave props (14 Nov 2008):

    great

  • Cynthia Coss

    Cynthia Coss (Deleted) gave props (30 Nov 2008):

    i absolutely love this shot, the fog made this, made the color pop

  • gerry cyr

    gerry cyr gave props (2 Dec 2008):

    verry cool.

  • Bentzion Elisha

    Bentzion Elisha gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    so cool!

  • Virginie Maillard

    Virginie Maillard (Deleted) said (15 Jan 2009):

    Excellent atmosphere, very D lynch

  • linda woods

    linda woods gave props (27 Jan 2009):

    Yes, Lord. You aced it.

  • Tyler Moriarty

    Tyler Moriarty said (29 Jan 2009):

    killer!!

  • Desmond James C

    Desmond James C said (3 Apr 2009):

    VERY cool Christopher!

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (20 May 2009):

    great photo!!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (2 Jul 2009):

    fantastic capture, Chris! love it!

  • Jesús L. Yapor

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

    That's amazing. The combination of the fog and just red lights makes it a neat capture.

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