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I saw a photograph of this scene a few years back and was inspired to give it a try. It seems like I missed it every time since the Trans America Pyramid light is only on for about one month during the Holiday Season.

This time around, I was prepared and captured this scene with focal lengths ranging from 100-800mm. This scene was not as easy as I thought it would be, especially at 800mm. Some of the challenges while trying to frame the pyramid perfectly in the center of the tower were: the winds, tripod movement, precise manual focusing, camera shake, etc....One of the best parts of this scene is that the fog rolled in, just in time. More importantly it's placement between the city skyline and tower. It added an additional element to the scene and helped calm the highlights in the buildings. Much thanks to ACP for the location tips. May the light be with you, no matter what light your chasing. Jave

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