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Tutorials | Long Exposures with no Filters. Part 4, Sample Images

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OK that's it. As I said, simple if a little convoluted. Trust me, try it a few times, get used to the idea. If you get everything right you'll be stunned by the results. And if you're like me, wondering why the hell you couldn't have found out about this before forking out £70-£100 on a damn 10 stop filter!

Below is a list of the images I've shot and processed, all using the image averaging technique.

My Image Averaged Photos

Clashach Cove Sea Arch

Clashach Cove Sea Arch

Capture Date Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 8:44 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 30 mm Aperture f/11
Shutter Speed 4m53s 8x 3 frame DRI ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
983
Seacliff

Seacliff

Capture Date Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 6:53 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 3m25s IA: 31 frames @ 4s with 2s Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
841
Fossil Beach

Fossil Beach

Capture Date Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 5:57 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 2m40s IA: 45 frames @ 1s with 2s Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
855
Skateraw

Skateraw

Capture Date Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 5:18 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 3m26s IA: 45 frames @ 1s with variable delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
867
Torness 1

Torness 1

Capture Date Sunday, September 4, 2016 at 7:19 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/16
Shutter Speed 6m12s IA: 72 frames @ 2s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
1161
Craigleith Sunset 1

Craigleith Sunset 1

Capture Date Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 7:28 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/11
Shutter Speed 10m48s IA: 240 frames @ 1s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
1291
Christmas Day, Bridge To Nowhere

Christmas Day, Bridge To Nowhere

Capture Date Friday, December 25, 2015 at 2:50 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 75 mm Aperture f/11
Shutter Speed 2m48s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
1481
Jupiter, Venus, the Moon & Tantallon Castle in the Gloaming

Jupiter, Venus, the Moon & Tantallon Castle in the Gloaming

Capture Date Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 9:47 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 75 mm Aperture f/13
Shutter Speed 2s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2029
Bass Rock in the Gloaming #1

Bass Rock in the Gloaming #1

Capture Date Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 9:21 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/13
Shutter Speed 5s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
1827
Torness #8

Torness #8

Capture Date Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 8:50 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/13
Shutter Speed 1m09s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
3293
Fidra #1

Fidra #1

Capture Date Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 8:01 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/11
Shutter Speed 44s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
1751
Gauze

Gauze

Capture Date Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 7:53 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/11
Shutter Speed 1m 2s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
1815
St. Mary's Lighthouse #2

St. Mary's Lighthouse #2

Capture Date Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 3:29 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 48 mm Aperture f/13
Shutter Speed 6m42s IA: 118 frames @ 0.8s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2215
Etive Mor

Etive Mor

Capture Date Monday, January 19, 2015 at 1:44 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 27 mm Aperture f/11
Shutter Speed 1m4s HDR IA ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
1450
Cockenzie (Triptych)

Cockenzie (Triptych)

Capture Date Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 2:02 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 19 mm Aperture f/16
Shutter Speed 4m23s IA: 105 frames @ 1s at 1s Intervals ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
701
Girdle Ness

Girdle Ness

Capture Date Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 1:19 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/11
Shutter Speed 4m8s IA: 3 frames @ 61s with variable Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
1590
Tatooine And Bass Rock

Tatooine And Bass Rock

Capture Date Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 5:23 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 45 mm Aperture f/11
Shutter Speed 15m6s IA: 7 frames @ 2m with 10s Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
2482
Bridge To Nowhere - Revisited

Bridge To Nowhere - Revisited

Capture Date Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 4:12 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 75 mm Aperture f/11
Shutter Speed 16m57s IA: 45 frames @ 15s with 6s Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2238
Torness Toys - Revisited

Torness Toys - Revisited

Capture Date Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 2:18 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/16
Shutter Speed 5m5s IA: 7 frames @ 35s with 10s Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
1960
Cullen Bay

Cullen Bay

Capture Date Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 4:57 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 30 mm Aperture f/11
Shutter Speed 3m29s IA: 4 frames @ 45s with 10s Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
1721
Bass Rock

Bass Rock

Capture Date Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 7:05 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 22 mm Aperture f/11
Shutter Speed 3m23s IA: 19 frames @ 4s with 4s Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2468
Rattray Lighthouse #2

Rattray Lighthouse #2

Capture Date Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 12:48 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 30 mm Aperture f/16
Shutter Speed 4m42s IA: 8 frames @ 25s with variable Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
3362
Rattray Lighthouse #1

Rattray Lighthouse #1

Capture Date Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 12:38 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 30 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 3m2s IA: 7 frames @ 17s with variable Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
3373
Sandend Sunset #2.2

Sandend Sunset #2.2

Capture Date Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 8:59 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 21 mm Aperture f/16
Shutter Speed 4m48s IA: 19 frames @ 5s with variable Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2477
Sandend Sunset #2.1

Sandend Sunset #2.1

Capture Date Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 8:59 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 21 mm Aperture f/16
Shutter Speed 4m48s IA: 19 frames @ 5s with variable Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2783
Sandend Sunset #1

Sandend Sunset #1

Capture Date Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 8:29 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 16 mm Aperture f/16
Shutter Speed 7m7s IA: 19 frames @ 15s with variable Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
2870
Bow Fiddle Rock Sunset #1.2

Bow Fiddle Rock Sunset #1.2

Capture Date Friday, August 9, 2013 at 9:07 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 6m49s IA: 30 frames @ 13s with variable Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2898
Bow Fiddle Rock Sunset #1.1

Bow Fiddle Rock Sunset #1.1

Capture Date Friday, August 9, 2013 at 8:46 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 6m44s IA: 20 frames @ 10s with variable Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
3938
Dunstanburgh Balls

Dunstanburgh Balls

Capture Date Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 8:00 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 30 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 10m23s IA: 9 frames @ 30s - 1m with variable Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
3100
Dunstanburgh Gloaming

Dunstanburgh Gloaming

Capture Date Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 7:49 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 4m28s IA: 26 frames @ 4s - 8s with variable Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2305
Dunstanburgh Sunset

Dunstanburgh Sunset

Capture Date Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 7:40 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 19 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 05m31s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2351
Dunstanburgh Castle

Dunstanburgh Castle

Capture Date Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 6:01 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 30 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 9m29s IA: 12 frames @ 30s with variable Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2774
Saltpan Rocks

Saltpan Rocks

Capture Date Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 3:26 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 30 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 21m55s IA: 38 frames @ 20s with 30s Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2355
Stoerpoint Lighthouse

Stoerpoint Lighthouse

Capture Date Friday, September 7, 2012 at 7:27 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 30 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 7s IA: 12 frames @ 0.4s with no Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
2923
Hermits Castle, Achmelvich

Hermits Castle, Achmelvich

Capture Date Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 8:21 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 7m 9s IA: 17 frames @ 8s - 20s with variable Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2334
Round Steeple and The Yetts

Round Steeple and The Yetts

Capture Date Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 8:34 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 19 mm Aperture f/16
Shutter Speed 8m 34s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2586
Hound Point in the Gloaming #4

Hound Point in the Gloaming #4

Capture Date Friday, August 10, 2012 at 9:26 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 30 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 3m 11s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2734
Razerback #2

Razerback #2

Capture Date Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 9:16 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 3m 45s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2917
Golden Light at Seton Sands

Golden Light at Seton Sands

Capture Date Friday, July 27, 2012 at 8:31 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 1m 28s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
3250
Aberlady XT

Aberlady XT

Capture Date Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 9:28 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 21 mm Aperture f/16
Shutter Speed 1m 5s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2653
The Seacliff Three

The Seacliff Three

Capture Date Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 7:26 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 25 mm Aperture f/16
Shutter Speed 3m 51s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2992
Bass Rock

Bass Rock

Capture Date Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 6:34 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 105 mm Aperture f/16
Shutter Speed 3m 30s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Other
White Balance Auto
0
1
3121
Lighthouse in the Sun

Lighthouse in the Sun

Capture Date Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 7:20 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 315 mm Aperture f/32
Shutter Speed 1m 13s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Unknown
White Balance Auto
0
1
3375
Ah Wiz Doon Shootin Some Porty Groynes #3

Ah Wiz Doon Shootin Some Porty Groynes #3

Capture Date Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 6:56 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 59s ISO 200
Subject Distance Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
3298
Ah Wiz Doon Shootin Some Porty Groynes #1

Ah Wiz Doon Shootin Some Porty Groynes #1

Capture Date Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 6:39 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 30 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 13m 6s ISO 200
Subject Distance Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
3602
Fishin' For Seagulls 8

Fishin' For Seagulls 8

Capture Date Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 6:56 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 21 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 1m 30s ISO 200
Subject Distance Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2915
Reflecting Yellowcraigs

Reflecting Yellowcraigs

Capture Date Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 6:36 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 4m6s - Sky 8s ISO 200
Subject Distance Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
2902
St Monans #3

St Monans #3

Capture Date Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 7:49 AM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 12m 4s ISO 200
Subject Distance Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
5360
Craigleith Fruit Salad

Craigleith Fruit Salad

Capture Date Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 8:29 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 75 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 115s ISO 200
Subject Distance Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
2421
The Bass Rock in Blackcurrant Sorbet

The Bass Rock in Blackcurrant Sorbet

Capture Date Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 8:05 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 75 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 101s ISO 200
Subject Distance Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
4121
Moonlight Bass Rock

Moonlight Bass Rock

Capture Date Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 7:47 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 75 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 58s ISO 200
Subject Distance 11.2m Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
3111
Bass Rock

Bass Rock

Capture Date Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 7:33 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 75 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 42s ISO 200
Subject Distance Metering Pattern
White Balance Manual
0
0
2526
Bass Rock

Bass Rock

Capture Date Friday, July 29, 2011 at 9:29 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 8s ISO 200
Subject Distance Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
3254
Bass Rock

Bass Rock

Capture Date Friday, July 29, 2011 at 9:17 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 20s ISO 200
Subject Distance Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
2737
Bass Rock

Bass Rock

Capture Date Friday, July 29, 2011 at 9:10 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 12s ISO 200
Subject Distance Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
11188
Torness Toys

Torness Toys

Capture Date Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 5:57 PM Camera Make and Model

Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 18 mm mm Aperture f/14.0
Shutter Speed 29 ISO 200
Subject Distance 4294967295 mm Metering Unknown
White Balance Auto
0
1
4303
Castle Ewen & Faerie Glen

Castle Ewen & Faerie Glen

Capture Date Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 10:01 AM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 4m 37s IA: 3 frames @ 30s, 70s & 155s with variable Delay ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
3027
Serenity

Serenity

Capture Date Friday, May 22, 2009 at 9:04 PM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 131s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
1
3789
Longniddry

Longniddry

Capture Date Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at 11:37 AM Camera Make and Model
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D90
Lens Make and Model
Field of View / Focal Length 15 mm Aperture f/14
Shutter Speed 1/60s ISO 200
Subject Distance Not Found Metering Pattern
White Balance Auto
0
0
3300

 

Tutorials | Long Exposures with no Filters. Part 1, Introduction

Tutorials | Long Exposures with no Filters. Part 2, In The Field

Tutorials | Long Exposures with no Filters. Part 3, Back At Base

Tutorials | Long Exposures with no Filters. Part 4, Sample Images

Tutorials | Long Exposures with no Filters. Part 5, Links

 

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