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JDLifeshots June 23, 2015
Great shot!
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markgamblin June 23, 2015
Thanks
 
Oceanblue22 July 02, 2015
Very nice
 
Capture-Life August 24, 2015
LOVE LOVE LOVE this massive BEAUTY!!! :):)
those Cotton CLOUDS are sooo up MY alley ❤
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garymintz July 04, 2018
beautiful shot!

The Gods Above



This was shot on Formby beach, UK. This was about 20 mins before sunset, the clouds were amazing. I never noticed at first but there's someone looking down at m...
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This was shot on Formby beach, UK. This was about 20 mins before sunset, the clouds were amazing. I never noticed at first but there's someone looking down at me from the clouds!
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Behind The Lens

Location
This was shot at Formby beach Merseyside. It's a lovely stretch of coastline famous for its red squirrels in the pine woods behind the beach
Time
Shot just after sunset, I was actually walking back to the car when I turned and was faced with these awesome clouds. I didn't realise there was a face looking down on me from the clouds until I'd got the picture up in lightroom
Lighting
The natural light was slowly fading, but I just caught the last remnants of glow from a fading sunset
Equipment
I shot this with my first DSLR a Nikon D3200 and 50mm kit lens. All strapped onto a sturdy tripod
Inspiration
I live very close to where this was taken, and I'm often found down on the beach at sunset. There's no end of different kinds of shot along the merseyside coastline.
Editing
I always shoot in Raw so I use lightroom for the majority of my post processing. This has had just the usual adjustments, exposure, contrast, saturation and a little sharpening.
In my camera bag
At the moment I take my Nikon D7100 along with my Samyang 14mm manual focus, which I absolutely love especially for night sky work. Verbatim tripod, shutter release and the usual lens wipes etc. If I'm not going on a long hike I'll have a 100mm zoom in the bag as well and some ND filters.
Feedback
As I'd not planned this shot I would say to always check your surroundings even if your walking away from your location. Also stay well after sunset for some lovely colours

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