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<B>Sunrays*</B><BR>by Garrett Lau
25-DEC-2003 Garrett Lau

Sunrays*
by Garrett Lau

Morgan Hill, California

postprocessing: crop, curves, resize

Canon EOS 10D ,Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
1/500s f/8.0 at 85.0mm iso200 full exif

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Victor 09-Jan-2004 02:34
I probably would have brightened the image so that the sunbeam was nearer white without losing its color. BTW, unlike most people I love this kind of weather. -- Victor
Garrett Lau03-Jan-2004 01:28
Right. They are pylons for high-tension power cables. If you look closely, you can see the cables. Thanks for your comments. --Garrett
Karl Palsson 03-Jan-2004 01:16
Christmas in (Nor)Cali!

Side note:
They aren't mobile towers. Perhaps if they were, mobile phones would actually work reliably in california. :)
Canon DSLR Challenge29-Dec-2003 00:37
This is really beautiful Garrett. I love the monocolor feel that really emphasizes the shaft of light from the clouds. Good one. Ann C
Aric Spence 28-Dec-2003 20:29
Nice shot Garrett,

Everytime I try to capture one of these light slides they never look like what I saw. You did a excellent job duplicating the mood. Bummer to see a cell phone tower on every hill though.

Regards,
Aric
Garrett Lau28-Dec-2003 05:15
Thanks. I was so glad to see sunlight that I had to take a picture of it! --Garrett
Scott Hopkins27-Dec-2003 10:52
Garrett,

What a great way to take advantage of the poor weather in the bay. I love it!!