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Finibus Maris Nostri: the East end of the Mediterranean Sea at Haifa shores, Israel.

When in Haifa, climb up Mount Carmel at sunset and enjoy when the city lightens up at your feet.

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Sunset from Stella Maris Monastery on Mount Carmel.

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The Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research (IOLR), Haifa.

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Bat Galim area from the uphill district Carmel Hof

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Haifa from Carmel Hof

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Haifa harbour and power plant.

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Enjoy the full night view from the awesome terrace of Barbarossa restaurant on the mountain top.

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Click to magnify each picture. All shot with D800 plus Nikon 16-35 mm f/4 or Nikon 70-200 mm f/2.8

How to feel (the) blue without the need of a tripod: the Nikon 16-35 mm f/4 VR

The long awaited Summer painted the city of Zurich with its finest blue.
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Can you feel the whispering of the couples walking in the streets of the old town?
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Do you hear the chatting of the restaurant guests from the outdoor tables?
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People and buildings and sky blend in these nights of forgotten dreams.artborghi-blue-light-zurich-4

The most beautiful time of the year, the longest blue nights did not come unseen:
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suck all the marrow out of these nights with greed.
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And in case you are just walking around with your camera but not with your tripod, the Nikon 16-35 mm f/4 VR on my D800 made an excellent job. Pictures all shot hand held with times down to 1/3 sec (!) Click to open them full size in a new tab.

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