Dead Sea salt formation (Aerial view, 2007)



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English: Crater-like salt formation near the Dead Sea surface shot from a helicopter at approximately 400 feet (120m).
עברית: תצורת מלח דמוית מכתש ליד ים המלח. צולם ממסוק בגובה 120 מטר (400 רגל) בערך.
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English: Crater-like salt formation on the Dead Sea surface shot from a helicopter at approximately 400 feet (120m).
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Shutter speed 1/1500
Aperture f/3.8
Film speed (ISO) 100
Focal length 28 mm
Focal length (35 mm equiv.) 42
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Crater-like salt formation near the Dead Sea surface shot from a helicopter at approximately 400 feet (120m). עברית: תצורת מלח דמוית מכתש ליד ים המלח. צולם ממסוק בגובה 120 מטר (400 רגל) בערך.

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Image resolution in width direction 240
Image resolution in height direction 240
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Exposure time 1/1500 sec (0.00066666666666667)
F number f / 3.8
Exposure program 2
ISO speed rating 100
Compressed bits per pixel 4
Exif version 0230
Lens focal length 28 mm
Date and time original image was generated 2007:04:02 10:19:41
Date and time image was made digital data 2007:04:02 10:19:41
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Aperture 3.851999
Exposure bias 0
Maximum lens aperture 3
Metering mode 5
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Sensing method 2
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Digital zoom ratio 1
Focal length in 35 mm film 42 mm
Contrast 1
Software used Adobe Photoshop CS5 Windows

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