Nikon Coolpix P3 Photo #8 The last 2008 & the first 2009 Yellow Long Beach Night

Oh yes. Long Beach. Considered the "International City" in Orange County by many. I went with V & her sister to the Queen Mary in Long Beach for the New Year's fireworks. We arrived in this parking lot around 11:20pm or so, December 31st, 2008. It was $15 to get in with our cars. V paid. Thank you V. December 31st, 2008 was the foggiest night in Orange and LA county, as far as I noticed, and as far as I know. The fog you're seeing in this picture only got thicker as the night kept crawling on. This was taken at around 12:27 am, January 1st, 2009. I love the inclusion of the people on the left. They're there, yet they're subtle and appear to be one of the components of the picture, with the remaining picture taking the lead. Or at least that's how it appears to me. It was very cold, and there were many people around. For some reason, if a group of people would follow someone in one direction, many other people would also start ...

Technical Details

1/13 s
7 mm
400 ISO