Sunset at Loxahatchee Slough Wetlands Area

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Saturday evening I went with a group of friends down to the Loxahatchee Slough, a wetlands preserve area, maintained by Palm Beach County. I took us abot 30 minutes to hike to this spot for the sunset. I’ve been here once before… back then it had more water, however the foliage was all dead. Now the place is lush with healthy green plants, but the area is dried up! Go figure. It might not have been as perfect as I would have liked but the sunset came out as beautiful as I expected ;-)

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Software Used for Processing Photo:
Photomatix – Used for creating high dynamic range.
Topaz Adjust – Photoshop plugin used to enhance details.
Topaz DeNoise – Photoshop plugin used to eliminate noise.
Topaz CleanPhotoshop plugin used to smooth pixels.
Topaz SimplifyPhotoshop plugin used for artistic affect.

Photography Style: High Dynamic Range
Digital Camera Used: Canon 5D Mark2
Lens Used: Canon 17-35mm & 100-400mm
Photo Location: Loxahatchee Slough, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida



6 thoughts on “Sunset at Loxahatchee Slough Wetlands Area

  1. Jamil Malek

    This is you at your best. I love the wide gamut of colours you can achieve only with HDR. Love it!

  2. Scott Webb

    I took some sunrise shots this week and I don’t know how they’ll turn out. I was shooting handheld. Planning to get out again tomorrow or wednesday to try from a different place and take the tripod out too.

    Inspiring work dude. Really inspiring

  3. Anne Jutras

    Beautiful sceneries! Kim, you sure know how to make a landscape look fantastic! Do you always takes three shots (-2, 0, +2) or sometimes you take 5 or 7 shots? I read that when you take more shots, your chance of getting noise is less important.

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