252. Peekaboo moon, Taranaki

Peekaboo moon, Taranaki. 1.05 am, 26 August 2012

Artists are born kneeling; they fight to stand. Critics, by nature of the judgement seat, are born sitting.  –  Hortense Calisher (US novelist) [adapted]

50mm; ISO 2000. 30 seconds at f16. Sodium vapour light balance

2 Replies to “252. Peekaboo moon, Taranaki”

    1. Thanks Andrea. The light balance is set for the orange light coming from a distant street lamp, but I have then highlighted the flowers with torchlight with daylight characteristics, over-ruling the background setting and giving this striking false colour. Simple!

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