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Published: November 10, 2008

It was a very colorful sunset and, although light was amazing, it kept changing very fast. I found myself looking around quickly between shots to see where the explosion of colors was happening and had to compose my shots rather quickly by my standards. Luckily I am happy with some exposures and this is one of them.

Taken with Canon 40D, Tokina 12-24mm @ 12mm f/18 ISO 100 and a polarizer. Manual focus, exposure and white balance.

This is a combination of 3 shots exposed respectively for the sky, sea and rocks and merged manually in Photoshop CS3 to mimic the effect of a ND Grad filter. The purpose of this method is *not* to give to the picture an "unatural" HDR look but just to save on the cost of ND Grad filters


Location: Jbeil, Lebanon
ref: 2008-11-08_40D_100-1236-1238
MCN: CA056-B9404-22C00


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IMAGE DETAILS
Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 40D
Shutter Speed
13/10 second
Aperture
F/18.0
Focal Length
12 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
Nov 8, 2008, 4:27:12 PM
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Comments (26)
carlywilliamson's avatar
the rocks look like gold nuggets! very nice shot i like the warm colours :)
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dwth|Student Artist
This photo have been featured on Thumbs of the Week 47th.:wave:
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akhater's avatar
Thank you !
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dwth|Student Artist
;)
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papatheo|Professional Photographer
I really like the effect of the three exposures, each with a specific area of concentration... I am going to try to remember to apply the exposures with a bit more thought... thanks for the inspiration!!!
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Glad I was able to be of some help
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papatheo|Professional Photographer
:nod: :highfive:
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tonyelieh|Professional Photographer
Hello Antoine :wave:

This Photo Has Been Featured In My Journal

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Thank you Antoun for your continuous support
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tonyelieh|Professional Photographer
:hug:
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gjoa| Photographer
beautiful :thumbsup:
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georgyin's avatar
great light and compo:)
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thank you for you continues support
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pestilence|Professional Photographer
:+fav: :)
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morbidthegrim's avatar
Fantastic colour mate :)
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akhater's avatar
thank you :D
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Your welcome mate :)
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tonyelieh|Professional Photographer
wonderful light antoun
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