The Grand Canal from Ponte dell’Accademia.

This was my first shot from the bridge at 6.18am, with the whole bridge to myself. I guessed the exposure and it turned out better than I had expected at the time. 58 seconds, iso 400, F16 and an equivalent of 27mm focal length.

From Ponte dell'Accademia

From Ponte dell’Accademia

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19 thoughts on “The Grand Canal from Ponte dell’Accademia.

    • Indeed. Its normally known as twilight and occurs of course morning and evening. You can look at an ephemeris to see the times for your location.

  1. From what little I remember of my film crew days, F16 is somewhat surprising to me.
    Regardless of my imperfect memory, this is a wonderful shot, Andrew !!!

    • F16 gives huge DoF, M.R but also creates nice starry effects around the lights. I could probably have shot at F11 but I also get a longer exposure stopping down further.

      • And I was thinking in terms of daylight shooting anyway, idiot that I am. In the summertime the cameraman was often shooting at 22 …

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