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La Seine la nuit (The Seine at night)

Daily Pic: 

A night view of the Pont Alexandre III and the Eiffel Tower taken from Pont de la Concorde. The time is almost 1 am, minutes before the lights on the Eiffel Tower go off for the night.

The French by the way, have managed to copyright the tower's illumination, so technically I am breaking the law here, making this picture public.

To get a reasonably good quality I had to use a tripod, setting the exposure to 2.5 sec @ ISO 100, f2.8. This long exposure of course brought out some hot (stuck) pixels on the sensor, which I had to remove in post.

I wonder how the astronomers tell apart real stars from the stuck pixels? I actually know the answer, but want you to think about it for a minute.

Here's the view in the opposite direction, with the Musee d'Orsay, Passerelle Solferino and Notre Dame de Paris:

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