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a raptor sculpture at night in Borrego Springs, California
May 4, 2016

Look Alive

Ricardo Breceda’s raptor sculpture, one of his many works in Borrego Springs, California, is brought to fearsome life by photographer and Your Shot member Chris Brady’s strategic use of light. “This is a 30-second exposure,” Brady writes. “I used an LED spotlight for the backlight and a red laser pointer for the eye.”

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Photograph by Chris Brady, National Geographic Your Shot
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