City at night

Challenge #7 in the Simon's Series series. Hosted by Simon Joinson.
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Give us an image that captures the essence of a city at night. Any camera, any lens, any post-processing (within reason - see rules).
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Beijing National Grand Theatre in the night
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The harmonic metallic Ying Yang shape of the theatre just like Beijing itself: aged but modern; serene and alive. Shot during my honey moon travel in Beijing.
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Submitted: Sunday, 25th January, 2009 00:28 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 8th October, 2008
Focal length: 18 mm
Shutter speed: 4 sec
Aperture: F3.5
ISO: 100
Notes: Camera not mounted on a tripod but put on a stone bank. Tonal correction and USM applied. Cropped and resized. No other post processing applied.
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