Crepuscular Oppulence

Photo Information
“After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.”

William R. Alger

(American author 1823 – 1905)

Looking over Stonehouse Creek and The Narrows from the historic ex Royal Navy’s – Royal William Victualling Yard, near the Devil’s Point.

Anticrepuscular rays beam out of a gap in an approaching storm front above the hamlet of Cremyl and bounce off the clouds to the estuary below.

(Plymouth Sound, South Devon, England)

Technical info:

Pentax K-X
Pentax 18-55mm SMC/ DAL lens

Manfrotto 190XProB tripod
Manfrotto 498RC2 panoramic ball-head

Cromatek 3 stop-ND graduated filter
Cromatek circular polarizer

Aperture = f/8
Exposure durations = 1/6 second
Focal length = 21mm
ISO = 200
(Aperture priority mode & Matrix metering pattern)

Pseudo-HDR from 3 split-RAW processed 16-bit files (-2, 0, +2 ev equivalents) – using Photomatix Pro 3.27

Finished in Photoshop 6.0 and Lightroom 3.6
02/11/2012 - 21:51morpheus71
CategoryLandscape / Travel
Shutter SpeedN/A
Focal LengthN/A


Link Posted 02/11/2012 - 22:18
You can't beat a bit of prose, a description and some technical info to help you more appreciate a fine photo...
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(Compulsive Obsessive Lens Buying Addiction Syndrome)

What you need are lenses, more lenses, bigger lenses, better lenses, faster lenses, vintage lenses and when you have these, your pictures will be perfect!


Link Posted 02/11/2012 - 22:34
Beautiful quotation, beautiful capture. - mary.


Link Posted 02/11/2012 - 23:27
Wonderful peaceful shot - and the prose is great !


Link Posted 03/11/2012 - 09:28
A superb HDR


Link Posted 03/11/2012 - 09:47
GIULIO57 wrote:
A superb HDR

It is indeed


Link Posted 04/11/2012 - 15:26
Very nice Phil
Pentax pour des images riches en détails!

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