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Sunset at the Very Large Array

As seen in "Contact," a movie I didn't actually watch until after I visited the VLA.


Kit Patel , May 29, 2001; 06:59 P.M.


dramatic and serene at the same time... natural beauty and synthetic technology mesh well in this shot... I really like it.

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Steve Tout - Seattle, Wa , October 04, 2001; 11:11 P.M.


It has taken me awhile to get used to the idea of including something in the foreground when taking a picture of a beautiful sunset. Did you push E100VS ?

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Eric Li , November 08, 2001; 02:10 P.M.

Nice photo

Why don't you include all 27 dishes if u were taking photo for the VLA? But anyway, this is a nice photo.

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Christian Deichert , November 08, 2001; 11:02 P.M.

Steven: Didn't push the E100VS, just bracketed like hell.

Eric: I did take photos of all 27 dishes in the VLA. I have another in my portfolio here on photo.net that was shot down the axis of the array, but I think this sunset photo is much more powerful.

Joel Le Montagner , December 20, 2003; 08:27 A.M.

Interesting. a little too dark, perhaps ?

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Christian Deichert , December 22, 2003; 12:35 A.M.

This scan is a little dark; I have yet to upload a more corrected copy that adds about 2/3 to 1 stop more exposure of the sky (keeps the silhouette though).

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