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Twilight Canoe



Twilight in the distance, the canoe awaits the day's journey. Grand Prize Winner of the Tourism Saskatchewan annual snap-it contest, also winner of the Pro...
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Twilight in the distance, the canoe awaits the day's journey. Grand Prize Winner of the Tourism Saskatchewan annual snap-it contest, also winner of the Provincial Parks category 2013.
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Awards

Contest Finalist in Boats And Ships Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in In Transit Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Piers Photo Contest
Superb Composition
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Peer Award
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Top Choice
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Absolute Masterpiece
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All Star
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Outstanding Creativity
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Magnificent Capture
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Superior Skill
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Jaw Dropping
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Exceptional Contrast
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Emotions

Happy
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Top ClassTM

All About Water Photo ContestTop 10 class
Ships And Boats Photo ContestTop 10 class
Ships And Boats Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
I Love Photography Photo ContestTop 10 class
I Love Photography Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
The Zen Moment Photo ContestTop 10 class
The Zen Moment Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
The Zen Moment Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
My Best Shot Photo Contest Vol 1Top 10 class
My Best Shot Photo Contest Vol 1Top 10 class week 2
My Best Shot Photo Contest Vol 1Top 10 class week 1
Boats And Ships Photo ContestTop 10 class
Boats And Ships Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
Boats And Ships Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Piers Side View Photo ContestTop 10 class
Piers Side View Photo ContestTop 20 class week 1
In Transit Photo ContestTop 10 class
In Transit Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
In Transit Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
National Parks Photo ContestTop 20 class
National Parks Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
National Parks Photo ContestTop 20 class week 1
ViewBug Image of the Year Photo ContestTop 20 class
ViewBug Image of the Year Photo ContestTop 10 class week 6
ViewBug Image of the Year Photo ContestTop 20 class week 5
Piers Photo ContestTop 10 class
ViewBug Image of the Year Photo ContestTop 20 class month 1
Piers Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
ViewBug Image of the Year Photo ContestTop 20 class week 3
ViewBug Image of the Year Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
Golden Hour Photo Contest by TamronTop 10 class
Golden Hour Photo Contest by TamronTop 20 class week 2
Golden Hour Photo Contest by TamronTop 30 class week 1

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12 Comments | Report
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots December 01, 2013
Very nice shot!
LLOYDWRIGHT
 
LLOYDWRIGHT December 03, 2013
great execution
timbutler54 PRO+
 
timbutler54 December 04, 2013
The richness of light and color are intoxicating!
donanzinger PRO
 
donanzinger December 05, 2013
Superb image. Love the lighting on the canoe.
herman-anwar
 
herman-anwar December 06, 2013
nice shot
rmr731 PRO+
 
rmr731 December 15, 2013
Fantastic capture! Again, beautiful clarity, composition and color!
whitephotographics
 
whitephotographics December 29, 2013
Great capture….nothing like the "Golden hour"
jrfleury PRO
 
jrfleury November 29, 2014
Just luv the feel of the image. jerry www.imagesofhesoul.org
BuckinghamPhotoArts PRO
 
BuckinghamPhotoArts December 19, 2014
Lovely shot! Congrats!
janland PRO+
 
janland December 20, 2014
Beautiful golden capture! Congrats!
tiffanyfinleymoon
 
tiffanyfinleymoon July 13, 2015
LOVE
RickL PRO+
 
RickL April 04, 2019
Exceptional composition

Behind The Lens

Location
Captured in the Good Spirit Provincial Park in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Time
If you follow my landscape work you will see I am a fan of the morning twilight time. I got up quite early on this day and this was toward the end of my shooting. Captured just before 6am.
Lighting
I just love how light looks in the twilight moments. Throw in some water and beautiful textures and the results can be amazing. Here the rising sun is partially obscured by a distant layer of cloud which really give a nice diffuse orange.
Equipment
Hand held capture on a Nikon D800 with a Nikkor 24-70mm lens.
Inspiration
I love the light along the wooden canoe. I had wished it was me taking it out along the lake at this time of day, but I would have to settle for a photograph instead. All the same, someone's journey laid ahead.
Editing
Sharpening, tonal adjustments, curves. I do most post work in Photoshop.
In my camera bag
A was camping at the time, and did not have a lot of equipment on me. In fact I had only my camera and the one lens attached on this particular morning so I had to find what I could to suit. Luckily the 24-70mm f/2.8 offers a great range of capabilities and in fairly low light. I did have spare camera batteries though - if I don't have my bag I always tuck a spare battery or two into my coat pocket.
Feedback
Get up early! Try to beat the daily activity of people and experience what the twilight has to offer. Besides the peace and beauty of this time of day, there are often fantastic photo opportunities. Lakes are a great place to take advantage of this type of light, just look for an interesting subject for your foreground.

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