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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Spectacular Sunrise Rendered In Hand-held HDR

Caroline was walking our dog Patch when she called me to look out the office window. The sun was rising rapidly so I grabbed the D90 and rushed out onto the deck and started clicking away. About 15 shots later I realized that this needed HDR treatment.
Because I noted that the shutter speed was very low for taking three photos at the ISO of 200 in aperture mode, I increased it to 800 and set the aperture to f6.5. I then concentrated on a particular cloud to capture the three photos necessary for processing in Photomatix. Yes, I am still using the program to process my HDR photos.
Note that there is still snow on the distant mountains. Be sure to click the thumbnail to fill your screen.

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