Aloft

Aloft

Photo Information
"Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise."

George Washington Carver


Early dawn adds blue-tinged 'sky light' to the tops of the inverted cloud base above the Follaton Plains to the west of Totnes, Devon.

High above, the retreating easterly stormfront is tinged with a subtle pink glow on its ruffled canopy - heralding the imminent approach of sunrise.

Technical info:

Pentax K-X
Sigma 55-200mm DC lens

Manfrotto 190XProB tripod
Manfrotto 498RC2 panoramic ball-head

Cromatek circular polarizer

Aperture = f/22
Exposure durations = 0.3, 0.1, 1.5 and 3 seconds
Focal length = 55mm
ISO = 200
(Manual mode & Spot-metering pattern)

HDR from 4 RAW files (manual bracketing) – using Photomatix Pro 3.27

Finished in Lightroom 3.6 and Photoshop 6.0
15/01/2013 - 11:44morpheus71
CategoryLandscape / Travel
Shutter Speed1.5 sec
Aperturef/16
LensN/A
ISO200
Focal Length63mm

morpheus71

Link Posted 15/01/2013 - 11:45
Best viewed large
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alfpics

Link Posted 15/01/2013 - 12:13
It is indeed best large - a great image giving a feeling of expanse
Andy
Andy

morpheus71

Link Posted 15/01/2013 - 12:40
Thanks very much Andy
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Luciano

Link Posted 15/01/2013 - 12:42
Large is better. It seems another shot.
Beatiful!
Ciao.
Luciano
PPG

bjolester

Link Posted 15/01/2013 - 13:22
Very beautiful!

Best regards
Bjørn
Bjørn

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tyronet2000

Link Posted 15/01/2013 - 13:33
Luciano wrote:
Large is better. It seems another shot.
Beatiful!
Ciao.
Luciano

+1
Regards
Stan

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GIULIO57

Link Posted 15/01/2013 - 17:22
Another great capture. Lovely and delicate tones
PPG

morpheus71

Link Posted 15/01/2013 - 20:40
Many Thanks to Luciano, Bjørn, Stan and Giulio for your generous comments
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