To finish the celebration of Kim Il Sung's birthday, Pyongyang was treated to an amazing fireworks display over the river. I walked through the darkness with my group to the viewing location along the river. On my way back, I was surprised to find that there were almost no streetlights at all - the only illumination at night was for the monuments, and almost none of the public walkways had any lights on.

2015-04-12 DPRK – DSC04755- Donenfeld – 4096wm

To finish the celebration of Kim Il Sung’s birthday, Pyongyang was treated to an amazing fireworks display over the river. I walked through the darkness with my group to the viewing location along the river. On my way back, I was surprised to find that there were almost no streetlights at all – the only illumination at night was for the monuments, and almost none of the public walkways had any lights on.

Technical Details

  • Camera: s on.
  • Taken: 2015/04/15
  • Focal length: 11mm
  • Aperture: f/2
  • Exposure: 1/40 second
  • ISO: 6400

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