Sunset over Belfast Lough

Sunset over Belfast Lough
Photo Information
Monday evening was bright and sunny so I drove down to the Loughshore at Holywood (County Down) in the hope of a nice pic!
I bracketed three exposures and HDR'd them in Affinity Photo (trial version).
By: Antony
Added: 20/04/2017 - 17:22
Views: 49
Likes: 5
Category: Landscape / Travel
Tags: landscape, sunset, lough
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GIULIO57

Link Posted 20/04/2017 - 18:15
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alfpics

Link Posted 20/04/2017 - 19:07
This is very nice - the HDR doesn't look over-cooked to me (which is good IMO!)
Andy

go4IT

Link Posted 20/04/2017 - 19:12
Everything "works" in this one. Congratulations on a honey of a photo.

nocturnal

Link Posted 20/04/2017 - 23:32
Excellent, especially if you can make Holywood look good 😁

The clouds came out nicely for you.

Monday evening was freezing cold, it looks warmer here!
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davidwozhere

Link Posted 21/04/2017 - 00:38
This really works well and, as has been said, the HDR isn't overpowering
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Link Posted 21/04/2017 - 12:28
Affinity offers 5 HDR presets, I chose 'detailed' over 'natural' or 'dramatic'. It's tempting to go over the top with HDR but I'd try to persuade myself to choose a more natural effect. I was lucky with the sky as another shot I took pointing down the lough has a uniform blue sky.

pauljay

Link Posted 24/04/2017 - 10:01
What a lovely result!
Paul.

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jockey1

Link Posted 25/04/2017 - 20:18
What a beaut. Well done you.
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