Camera: Canon 7D
Lens: Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6
Exposure: 60 seconds
Focal Length: 15mm
ISO Speed: 100
Portland has no shortage of fantastic bridges to take photos of, from the industrial (and unique) Steel Bridge, to this one: the graceful arch of the Fremont Bridge soaring high above the Willamette River.
For this photo, I used the “bulb” exposure setting on my camera and simply tried to get the longest exposure I could in order to smooth out the water as much as possible. Trial and error played a big part — hooray for digital photography — until I came up with the settings used here: a full minute of exposure at f/16. The different temperatures of the various light sources (including a pretty bright reflected street light glow off the clouds) certainly makes for an interesting image!