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Midnight Sun Blues

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This one is from a truly insane evening late in may. I shot this around half an hour after midnight. The whole evening had already proven to be extraordinary. A blanket of pitch black clouds had created the most magnificent display of colour and drama you can immagine.

I knew that the midnight sun would appear in this spot at exactly this time and i wasnt disappointed. The dark clouds darkened the whole scene and the sun was intense in the gap between sea & sky. An extremely difficult shot to pull off because of the enormous dynamic range.

This may not seem real, but this is as close to reality as i was able to come... I just love how the sunlight is showing through the blueish water over the rocks.

I wish i had a reverse grad for this scene, but i still managed to get some detail out of the sky. It was a sick night...

Canon 5d w/polarizer & Lee 0.9 soft grad

iso 400
2 sec

Cheers everyone!


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krissydiceHobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome, i really love the brightness in the water
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Love all your photograhy! Amazing!
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FlippinPhilProfessional Photographer
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Incit's avatar
This is so insanely beautiful! I would just stood there watching! I'm so happy photographers like you exist to preserve such breathtaking vievs...
I mean you can't just take a photo with a mobile phone and that's it. It takes so much skill and dedication...

I almost forgot to :+fav: it :B
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WildWinyan Photographer
Featured! :rose: [link]
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AamarkaHobbyist General Artist
This one is really amazing!
Jazzhead's avatar
Where is it the sun is still out at midnight.Beautiful shot
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ariseandrejoiceProfessional Photographer
what a moment to capture - awesome!
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scottoHobbyist Photographer
Great shot!
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just great these "lights" and colors in the dark!
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danUK86 General Artist
awesome water and sky :)
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Great Shot
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Wow!!! nothing more to say.
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Great stuff ;)
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Fantastic :omg:
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:wave: Your wonderful work has been featured here [link] :) :rose:
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MeemaHobbyist Photographer
Awesome work. Seriously good.
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Wonderful work!
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diadoHobbyist Photographer
Absolutely stunning shot! Why f/22 though?
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f/22 for the sunstar...nothing else...
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diadoHobbyist Photographer
Ah ok, that makes sense :)
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coby111Hobbyist Photographer
Holy Smokes. Fricken insanely intense. I love this so much.
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aFeinPhoto-comProfessional Photographer
Yay! Wicked scene sir. No blending? Always helps :)
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