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© Michael Ball
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UploadedOctober 12, 2008
TakenOctober 10, 2008
Exposure1/4000 sec at f/7.1
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length37.8 mm
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This shot was taken through the blue tint of the windshield. It was a mostly cloudy day and the sun broke through just as I took this shot. Taken at the Sea-Tac Interenational Airport around noon.

90 responses

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    Magically Beautiful !!!

  • n n

    n n (Deleted) gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    Michael, this is pretty cool, love your story on how you did it and l like how you used the unusual effect of the windshield. Well seen and done!

  • GayleMarie Jones

    GayleMarie Jones gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    Wow! I would never imagine doing it that way! Great!

  • Ruth Orschel

    Ruth Orschel said (12 Oct 2008):

    very nice

  • John Tanner

    John Tanner gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    great job mike!!

  • Bob H

    Bob H gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    SUPER shot, Michael!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    Your patience and creativity paid off. This is an amazing photograph. The blue color gives it a look of nighttime, and the sun looks like a bright full moon. Expertly done.

  • jesse butman

    jesse butman gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    Cool shot!

  • Philip James Filia

    Philip James Filia gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    Great shot. Love the toning.

  • Billy Houckham

    Billy Houckham said (12 Oct 2008):

    Nice silhouette Mike

  • Sheryl Zajdowicz

    Sheryl Zajdowicz gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    Great shot! It really looks like an ominous moonlit night.

  • Anne Worner

    Anne Worner (Deleted) gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    I think this is great - I love when suddenly you see something and make use of the moment to get a good shot.

  • Antje Sommer

    Antje Sommer gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    nice on. Moon came to my mind first. Thanks for explaining the 'making of'

  • Maris Cason

    Maris Cason gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    This is too cool.

  • Ruth York

    Ruth York gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    Unbelievable shot! Great job!!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (13 Oct 2008):

    PRIZE WINNER, Mike!! This must be what they mean when they say "wild blue yonder"! Wonderful silhouette-- STRIKING-- but also a truly great title as well!

  • Markus Jentes

    Markus Jentes (Deleted) said (13 Oct 2008):

    Wow, talk about the timing too... Nice use of the tint Michael. Good stuff!

  • Markus Jentes

    Markus Jentes (Deleted) gave props (13 Oct 2008):

    The photo and the title rock!

  • Melody Golden

    Melody Golden (Deleted) gave props (13 Oct 2008):

    Great Color! I love your work.

  • Carol Jones

    Carol Jones said (13 Oct 2008):

    This photo belongs in a magazine. The composition is fantastic.
    Once in a life time picture! Really fantastic !!!!!

  • John Sweeney

    John Sweeney gave props (13 Oct 2008):

    What a great composition! Amazing timing

  • Kevey

    Kevey gave props (13 Oct 2008):

    Very cool shot!

  • Bridget4e

    Bridget4e (Deleted) gave props (13 Oct 2008):


  • Karen Bradbury

    Karen Bradbury gave props (13 Oct 2008):

    this is a fantastic picture!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (13 Oct 2008):

    What a wonderful job! (The bigest color filter known to mankind :- ) )

  • Jim Crook

    Jim Crook said (13 Oct 2008):

    Mike, I LOVE this picture! I want a copy for my wall. Ingenious way to get the shot.

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (14 Oct 2008):

    a beautiful shot!

  • Lynne Dorr

    Lynne Dorr gave props (14 Oct 2008):

    Veru very cool! Perfect! I would have guess it the moon, but I would have never thought it was through a blue tinted car window! Great idea!

  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (14 Oct 2008):

    Great, great shot, perfect timing, BRAVO!!!

  • Marcia Klue

    Marcia Klue gave props (14 Oct 2008):

    OH WOW ~ I can't think of anything else to say but WOW!!!

  • Lorna Burgess

    Lorna Burgess said (14 Oct 2008):

    Really cool story of how you got the shot. The picture turned out amazing. I never would have guessed it was taken durning the middle of the day.

  • Nandi Photography

    Nandi Photography said (15 Oct 2008):

    love this kind of photos

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    great title & FABULOUS shot!

  • Yuri Gagarin

    Yuri Gagarin (Deleted) gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    definitely ace

  • triciamary

    triciamary gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    This is such a cool shot - thanks for sharing your technique!

  • Amber Fette

    Amber Fette gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    So so so sooooo amazing. Definitely one of my favs!

  • Michael Persch

    Michael Persch gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    OH my you are unbelievably talented !!

  • Lynn H

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

    Cool shot!!!!

  • Andre Reid

    Andre Reid gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    That's a sweet shot

  • Rachel Mckinnie

    Rachel Mckinnie gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    I think it's insane!!! Great one.

  • Patty Herzog

    Patty Herzog said (16 Oct 2008):

    Very cool shot!

  • Yanni

    Yanni gave props (16 Oct 2008):

    WOW!!! Great shot....very dramatic!!

  • :) L P

    :) L P gave props (17 Oct 2008):

    what a great idea! awesome capture!

  • Kyle Normandin

    Kyle Normandin gave props (17 Oct 2008):

    Simpley amazing. I love how you did it. Very creative. I may try it sometime

  • Bobbie Ufer

    Bobbie Ufer gave props (17 Oct 2008):

    Awesome! Great pic!

  • Jennifer Wyatt

    Jennifer Wyatt gave props (17 Oct 2008):

    This is a great photo.

  • judy fouse

    judy fouse gave props (18 Oct 2008):

    This turned out really great. Love it

  • Belinda Berglof

    Belinda Berglof said (18 Oct 2008):

    Perfectly done, great composition and creative use of "tint"

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (20 Oct 2008):

    Fantastic shot Michael!!!! Well done....

  • markus zundel

    markus zundel gave props (21 Oct 2008):

    idea, framing, light, moment - everything perfect.

  • A F

    A F gave props (21 Oct 2008):

    very cool photo

  • D. Azzabi

    D. Azzabi gave props (22 Oct 2008):

    waw amazing!!!

  • marie canat

    marie canat gave props (22 Oct 2008):

    another "wow" this pic is amazing

  • Dhanny P

    Dhanny P (Deleted) gave props (22 Oct 2008):

    What an Amazing Photo!!!

  • 3000 Names

    3000 Names gave props (23 Oct 2008):

    Good shoot! Nice

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (23 Oct 2008):

    Wow! Amazing! This so deserves to be a hot shot.

  • Kris Martin

    Kris Martin gave props (23 Oct 2008):

    beautiful photo - thanks for sharing

  • Kayla Malcom

    Kayla Malcom said (27 Oct 2008):

    This is an amazing photo. I love how your creativity shines through in this. Awesome.

  • Jackie Lumpkins

    Jackie Lumpkins said (27 Oct 2008):


  • fox

    fox gave props (29 Oct 2008):

    this photo is hot:)

  • Meg Frank

    Meg Frank gave props (29 Oct 2008):


  • Oriel Banne

    Oriel Banne gave props (30 Oct 2008):

    excelent job!!

  • Stefanie Baltzell

    Stefanie Baltzell gave props (5 Nov 2008):

    This is fantastic! I liked your explanation, otherwise I would have thought it was shot in the evening with the moon. Patience truly is a virtue and worthwhile for this incredible shot!

  • Ted Opderbeck

    Ted Opderbeck gave props (8 Nov 2008):

    Awesome lighting - so unusual

  • Jose Acosta

    Jose Acosta (Deleted) gave props (30 Nov 2008):

    Great capture...Nice title

  • Matt Granz

    Matt Granz gave props (3 Dec 2008):

    I use photoshop to get this effect... how cool is it that you got it organically!!! I keep coming back to this photo... it rox!

  • Alex Deserres-Velker

    Alex Deserres-Velker gave props (8 Dec 2008):

    Awesome photo!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (14 Dec 2008):


  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (17 Dec 2008):

    I don't how I missed this ...beautiful shot...Your experiment through the windshield paid off..

  • Manon Boily

    Manon Boily (Deleted) gave props (21 Dec 2008):

    great picture with the sun in background

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (28 Dec 2008):

    really awesome photograph... i would LOVE to hang this in my home.

  • Nils Solsvik Jr.

    Nils Solsvik Jr. gave props (31 Dec 2008):

    Nice pic.

  • M emmet

    M emmet gave props (21 Jan 2009):


  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (30 Jan 2009):

    What an awesome shot Michael, how did you get it at that angle?

  • Brian Basi

    Brian Basi (Deleted) gave props (24 Feb 2009):

    Excellent timing and great framing especially including the moon

  • Yasmin K

    Yasmin K gave props (26 Feb 2009):


  • Ken d'E

    Ken d'E gave props (14 Mar 2009):

    Great composition and color!

  • Rachel Stella

    Rachel Stella gave props (10 Apr 2009):

    I really like this. Very creative!!!

  • Bentzion Elisha

    Bentzion Elisha gave props (18 May 2009):


  • Christina Atik

    Christina Atik gave props (29 Jun 2009):

    i love this!! lucky shot u know

  • John Shanahan

    John Shanahan   said (8 Jul 2009):

    Cool, great idea!

  • Ed Puskas

    Ed Puskas gave props (8 Jul 2009):

    Extremely cool! Nicely done

  • Ally F

    Ally F gave props (8 Jul 2009):

    Very cool! Obviously. Or you wouldn't have a crazy amount of comments!

  • Daniel Angeles

    Daniel Angeles gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    Brilliant, such perfect colour. Love how strong and perfect the silhouette is.

  • Lise Daes

    Lise Daes (Deleted) gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    I think it's amazing

  • Baozhu #7

    Baozhu #7 said (30 Jul 2009):

    i think its one of those rare shots and it is excellent...thanks for explaining!

  • Martha Mena

    Martha Mena gave props (15 Oct 2009):


  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (15 Dec 2009):


  • Eduardo Valdez

    Eduardo Valdez said (20 Jul 2010):

    Love it !!!!!!!!!

  • Marcus Hammerschmitt

    Marcus Hammerschmitt   gave props (20 Mar 2013):

    Killer shot.

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