There are moments when I would so love to have a camera with many more megapixels than I have. Usually it’s when I’m taking a photo like this :) So much going on in one photo. As you can see, Dubai is very busy in the evening. I usually tend to go more with longer exposures for a shot like this, to get just the light trails from the cars, but as it was very windy where I was standing, I had to go with a shorter exposure as possible.

During my trip to Dubai, I actually stopped taking the +2Ev exposure. Recently I used it so rarely in my edits, that it just slowed me down. Especially in night shots, where the +2 can get into 16 and more second very quickly, and not taking it, gives one the ability to take so many shots in shorter time. Especially in places like Dubai, where the blue hour is over in few minutes.

This photo is a manual blend from 3 exposures, taken in center of Dubai.
Evening rush hour

Technique: Manual blend
Number of exposures: 3, Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Lens: Canon 70-200mm F2.8 IS II
Focal length: 170mm, Aperture: 4.5, Middle exposure time: 1/10s, ISO: 400, Tripod used: yes

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