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Santa Monica Pier
Los Angeles

Go West...The landmark sign marking the entrance to Santa Monica Pier and the end of Route 66. 

This is an exposure fusion image with time delay to blur out moving people and objects.

Copyright: Fuad khan
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 5100x2550
上传: 12/02/2009
更新: 26/09/2014
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Tags: amusement park; pier; beach; route66; fusion
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