Sunday, January 23, 2011

On Fire

Nikon D700, 24 - 70 mm lens at f19 and 1/4 sec at ISO 800

Another California shot, this time from on top of a dune at sunset.  I had my camera on my tripod but the wind was really blowing and even at ISO 800 my shutter speed was too slow to capture the waves sharply and not long enough to blur the water...I did not have much time to try again as the clouds rolled in and covered the horizon just as we got there. 
I did not add any saturation or vibrance in Camera Raw but did increase the contrast about 20 points.  Also I used the Graduated Neutral Density filter in Camera Raw to darken the sky, then added a Curves  layer in Photoshop but masked it off of the red at the horizon.

1 comment:

  1. Wow. Stunningly beautiful image, sis!