Babbles Of A Local Girl...

Ever since I got to the top of the building I live in and took a few snapshots I wanted to go back again and take some others but when the night veils the city. I thought the hardest part would be convincing my Dad to come with me but boy was I wrong!

I don’t think any camera no matter how advanced or any photographer no matter how talented could really freeze the amazing view with the light effects coming from the port and the mosque. As an amateur, it was about trial and error regarding choosing the right ISO and shutter speed and so I took many shots in the process most of them very blurry and out of focus. Surprisingly I like them!

I kept on trying and trying and this is the best one I got:

I’m researching the correct camera settings to take night shots…

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NEW YORKEdvard Munch’s artwork “The Scream” — that modern symbol of human anxiety that is one of the art world’s most recognizable images — sold at auction Wednesday for a record $119,922,500 at Sotheby’s in New York.

Munch’s 1895 image of a man holding his head and screaming under a streaked, blood-red sky is one of four versions by the Norwegian expressionist painter. The auctioned piece at Sotheby’s is the only one left in private hands. The buyer’s name was not released.

“The Scream” has become part of pop culture, “used by everyone from Warhol to Hollywood to cartoons to teacups and T-shirts,” said Michael Frahm of the London-based art advisory service firm Frahm Ltd. 

“Together with the Mona Lisa, it’s the most famous and recognized image in art history.


See?  The Scream and Mona Lisa are together.


Seriously though, I’m sure the buyer wishes to remain…

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