Wednesday, 25 June 2014

St John's Eve, Porto, Portugal.


A reddish river with a fireworks over the Douro river, Porto, Portugal.


A story behind: The Feast of St John coincides with the June solstice also referred to as Midsummer. The St John aslso hapens to be a patron of the city of Porto, Portugal.
Every year there is a big party going one all over the city with a fireworks over the river of Douro being the high point. St John's night in Porto (Noite de São João) is considered by several guides as one of the best street parties in the world.

Location:  Porto, Portugal.
 
Gear: Nikon D 610, Nikkor 50 mm, handheld

Aperture: f/3,2, 1/100 sec.

Exposure bias: -0,3 EV

ISO: 1600 EV

Focal Length: 50mm

Date: 23rd of June, 2014.

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