EOS 60D | EF-S 10-22 @10 | 1/100s, 1/50s, 1/25s, 1/13s, 1/6s, 0.3s, 0.6s | f/11 | ISO 400
Made another trip to Great Falls last night. The herons were out everywhere flying around, purposely trying their best not to be captured. After a while of shooting the birds I decided it was time to set up shop for some landscape photos as the sun set.
Finding a location that I hadn't directly shot before proved to be a bit of a challenge, as well as coming up with an interesting composition. I finally settled on this little plant that was only about two feet high and wedged myself up against a rock. Unfortunately, the sunset was actually kind of a dud, however it did provide me with about 10 minutes of interesting colors to play with.
I wanted to try and capture this shot in one image, but when I finally got the shot set up I realized that even with my ND filters there was no way that happening, so I switched over to capture some HDR. As per usual, I tried my best not to overdo the super hdr tonemapped look, and strived to keep it natural (while of course putting my usual interpretation on the scene). I hope you enjoy!
Edit: Playing with file sizes and resolutions for display on dA. Now 750 pixels on the long side.
Technical Mumbo Jumbo: Images captured as listed above in manual mode. Raw conversion performed with Adobe Camera Raw 7. HDR Conversion performed with Photomatix. Post Processing with Adobe Photoshop CS6 beta.
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