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Low light photography–Day of the Dead

El Di­a de los Muertos “Day of the Dead” 2010 from Peter Phun on Vimeo.

iEl Dia De Los Muertos or The Day of the Dead is an annual Riverside event that has seen growth in popularity each year it is held.

On November 2nd this year, Mission Inn Ave between Orange and Lime Street was closed off right in front of the public library for this event.

This was my first time attending this celebration for the dearly departed.

Since I had recently bought a Canon 5D Mark II, I was excited to put the camera through its paces to see how it would handle the “available darkness“ of 6 pm.

It turned out that I wasn’t the only person with that in mind.

There were more cameras than people there especially when you consider there were lots of cellphones, Blackberrys and other smart phones as well.

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