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Amsterdam Time-lapse 4K by Dennis Bernhard

This past November I got to spend three days running around Amsterdam taking in all the sights and sounds the city has to offer. The canals and architecture are impossibly scenic. It’s a bustling city full of cars, bikes, trams and smiling people. And like a scene straight out of a movie, you can stumble upon a giant chess match between two old men.

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Santa Monica California Time-lapse 4K by Dennis Bernhard

This was a fun time-lapse to shoot. I really love the way the roller coaster and ferris wheel turned out against the orange glow of the setting sun.

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The World-Famous Pacific Park by Dennis Bernhard

The World-Famous Pacific Park against the setting sun.

The World-Famous Pacific Park against the setting sun.

I’ve wanted to create this photo for a while and it came together perfectly. The lights and motion of the rides set against a background of dark clouds and a setting sun.

I still find it astonishing that there is a theme park on a pier, but it sure it pretty.

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The View From Palisades Park by Dennis Bernhard

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This week’s posts are from the first stop on my December trip. It all started with a day in LA.

I hadn’t spent much time in Santa Monica so I decided to spend the afternoon there. I started in Palisades Park which provided this amazing view of the hills meeting the ocean.

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The Taj Mahal Grounds by Dennis Bernhard

The sun rising over the Taj Mahal

The sun rising over the Taj Mahal

While the actual Taj Mahal is by far the biggest draw, the area and other buildings on the grounds of the Taj Mahal are very beautiful as well.

If you go early you are treated to an amazing sunrise. The pollution might not be great for the lungs, but it does help provide some beautiful openings and closings to the day.

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Orange Glow on the Taj Mahal by Dennis Bernhard

Orange glow from the rising sun on the white marble of the Taj Mahal.

Orange glow from the rising sun on the white marble of the Taj Mahal.

As the sun continued to rise in the air it started to cast a beautiful orange hue on the white marble of the Taj Mahal.

The fog had started to burn off but was still lingering in the air.

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Taj Mahal In Fog by Dennis Bernhard

The famous shot of the Taj Mahal reflecting in one of the many pools.

The famous shot of the Taj Mahal reflecting in one of the many pools.

This is one of the many famous shot from the Taj Mahal. The sun glowing on the white marble. The reflection in the pool. The fog adding a bit of mystery.

It was so beautiful I didn’t even mind the thousands of people standing right in the middle of my composition.

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