Winter, with its short days, represents a great opportunity to practice shooting long exposures. The early sunset, coupled with the Christmas atmosphere, makes December an opportune time to create some interesting work.

There was almost no breeze last night, meaning the surface of Hove Lagoon was like a mirror. I pitched my tripod on the southern side and used a wide angle lens to capture a long stretch of houses, streetlights and cars, all perfectly reflected in the water.

Setup as follows: 5D MK2, ISO100, 24mm, f/8, 30sec exposure

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