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Photo Info

Dimensions1024 x 683
Original file size274 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken28-Aug-09 06:39
Date modified9-Feb-10 21:15
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal length19 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/5000 at f/3.2
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-1 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Shutter priority
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Post Office Bay

Post Office Bay

On the island of Floreana in the Galapagos. The barrel in the center is still used to send mail. Whalers, who would be at sea for years, would leave letters in the barrel and ships heading back to England would pick up the letters and deliver.