Photo Of The Day – Speeding Through The Night Streets Of Varanasi

Through the streets of Varanasi

Title: Speeding Through The Night Streets Of Varanasi

Location: Varanasi, India, Asia

Description: Tuk-tuks can be both a fun and terrifying way to navigate the streets of any Indian city. At night, it takes on a whole new feel and sometimes it is better if you just close your eyes. In this case, I was packed in while two others and had the best vantage point to shoot from the side, while dodging traffic that overtook us. To his credit, our driver was astute and safe. Mostly.

Camera Canon 7D
Lens Canon 10-22mm EF
Shutter Speed 1/5
Aperture f/4.5
ISO 1600
Focal Length 10mm


Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey. Image Available For Licensing (email).

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