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Nightswimming

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Nightswimming deserves a quiet night
The photograph on the dashboard, taken years ago,
Turned around backwards so the windshield shows
Every streetlight reveals the picture in reverse
Still, it's so much clearer
I forgot my shirt at the water's edge
The moon is low tonight

Nightswimming deserves a quiet night
I'm not sure all these people understand
It's not like years ago,
The fear of getting caught,
Of recklessness and water
They cannot see me naked
These things, they go away,
Replaced by everyday

Nightswimming, remembering that night
September's coming soon
I'm pining for the moon
And what if there were two
Side by side in orbit
Around the fairest sun?
That bright, tight forever drum
Could not describe nightswimming

You, I thought I knew you
You, I cannot judge
You, I thought you knew me,
This one laughing quietly underneath my breath
Nightswimming

The photograph reflects,
Every streetlight a reminder
Nightswimming deserves a quiet night, deserves a quiet night


The Barcelo Club is the hotel I've just got back from, much fun has been had playing with long exposures on my new 40D, hope you enjoy!
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DaTa5amurai Photographer
I really like the wide screen effect on this shot. Its really a pretty place and it looks fun as well. I do notice some noise in the night sky but the ISO settings were low. Prob just quality settings? Great picture though, it certainly is an eye catcher.
little-sugar-fairy's avatar
Nice shot, however you should work on the contrasts I think ;)
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diadoHobbyist Photographer
I've featured this photograph here and here :D

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aliceferoxProfessional Photographer
wow lovely shot.
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AlomieHobbyist Photographer
This is a lovely shot, I love the way the pool is lit!
This song is also awesome!