Sunglow Fishing Pier Sunset 1/3

Mar 5, 2010 | Landscapes & Scenery


During my trip to Daytona I was given the opportuntiy to photograph the prefect shot of the Sunglow Fishing Pier. It’s rare that everything comes together to make a beautiful photograph. When photographing landscapes it’s important to have an interesting subject matter. But just as important, the weather, sky, lights and clouds all need to work together to create the perfect shot. This is the first composition of three photographs processed with exposures taken on that day.

Processing Technique: 3 exposure HDR merged using [intlink id=”546″ type=”post”]Photomatix[/intlink]. Detail enhanced using [intlink id=”542″ type=”post”]Topaz Adjust[/intlink]. Noise removed by [intlink id=”542″ type=”post”]Topaz DeNoise[/intlink]. Image smoothed using [intlink id=”542″ type=”post”]Topaz Simplify[/intlink]. Photo processed with Photoshop CS4.

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Camera Used: Canon 5D Mark1

Lens Used: Canon 17-35mm f/2.8L USM

Camera Settings: ISO 400, Aperture Priority, f/2.8 @ 1/200 of a second, AEB +2/0/-2

Processing Time: 60 minutes

Location: Sunglow Fishing Pier – Port Orange, Florida