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Tuesday, June 21

June 21st 2005

Sydney Harbour Bridge Tuesday 16.50 June 21st 2005.

Today is the shortest day of the year. The winter solstice marks the point when the southern hemisphere is tilted furthest away from the sun. Once, the cold months were relied upon to bring much needed rain, but this year they have largely failed to do that. Meanwhile, the northern hemisphere will enjoy its longest day. We have to wait until December 21st to get ours.

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Canon 1D Mk II. EF 17-35/2.8L USM @17mm. 1/50s f/5.6. Shutter Priority. ISO 400.