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Midsummer night special light

Challenge #6 in the Soft Light series. Hosted by Aaro.
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Summer Solstice, Midsummer, night special light. Sun does not set in north, and also does not rise at south. Contemporary national traditions of Summer Solstice, be ready and capture in COLOR. Show others what is happening and where. See capture and postprocessing rules.
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Juhannus kokko at Lumijoki, Finland
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Traditional Midsummer bonfire at Lumijoki, Finland. It is lighted every year (if permitted by the weather conditions, ie too dry environment). It is called Juhannus kokko, Juhannus is midsummer and kokko is bonfire. Since 1955, the holiday is always on a Saturday (between June 20 and June 26).
Submitted: Tuesday, 15th June, 2010 07:12 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 22nd June, 2007
Focal length: 150 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 100
Notes: Handheld.
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