The wind picking up off the bay didn’t stop us from staying at this perfect spot to watch the sunset. I captured HDR image and brought the three images together in Nik’s HDR Efex Pro.
The settings were modified to get a realistic photos and then I added some creative layer masking in Photoshop to make the image pop.
- Canon 1-Ds Mark II with Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Autofocus Lens @ 19mm,
- 1. 4 sec at f/5.6, -2 EV — 2. 15 sec at f/5.6, 0 EV — 3. 30 sec at f/5.6, +2 EV
- ISO 200, Aperture priority, pattern metering mode.
Capture away – Ray