The cove of Laguna Redang lit up by the rising sun, Redang Island, Malaysia.
The early morning walk to the beach and the slippery rocks was well worth it. The cove conveniently has a rocky area to the right side of it which made an interesting setting to shoot from.
Notes: Manually blended 3 exposures for this image through careful layer masking. The base image is the longest exposure. Couldn’t use my GND here because the bright area is in the middle of the frame. Mild curves adjustment and USM sharpening thereafter.
450D | EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
ISO100 10mm f/7.1 20sec (base image)
Foto Pagi Hijau Blue Sky in Indonesia
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This shot is a result of the first shoot that I did after I bought my D90. It was an unusual day for Seattle given that it was the middle of January and it was perfectly clear and not raining. Given how the sun was setting that time of year, the reflections off the side of the buildings were even more pronounced than they are at other times. The other advantage to shooting this in January is that you’re afforded a mostly clear shot since most of the trees in the foreground were without leaves.