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10 June 2007
The pedestrian / tourist signs in Mechelen depicted not only the direction to the landmark, but also a historical event associated with it.
The right part of the sign points to the cathedral tower and depicts a story where somebody in the town awoke in the middle fo the night and saw it on fire and so sounded the alarm. Crews began dousing the tower, until the realized that what the person saw was actually the moon rising behind the tower.
Date 6/10/2007 12:07:42 PM Camera model DSC-U30 Shutter speed 1/250 Aperture f/4.0 Maximum aperture f/2.8 Exposure bias 0.00 Exposure Normal program Focal length 5mm Light source Unknown Flash Off Metering CenterWeightedAverage ISO sensitivity 100
Photos by Les Hutchins