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Morning on the lake



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Runner Up in Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 86
Contest Finalist in Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 86
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5 Comments |
Latitude4236David Ultimate
 
Latitude4236David October 29, 2022
Nice composition. Good choice as black and white, sets the mood.
WoodRoadPhotos
 
WoodRoadPhotos October 29, 2022
Thanks. It's not as busy in B&W alright.
NatalieSuzannePhotography Platinum
 
NatalieSuzannePhotography October 30, 2022
Love this in black and white, very beautiful 😊
Rmay1
 
Rmay1 December 18, 2022
Congratulations on runner up for image of the month.
HuaweiP30Lite
 
HuaweiP30Lite December 30, 2022
Was the boat already there or the dedicated-you moved it into the scene, single-handedly? 😁
WoodRoadPhotos
WoodRoadPhotos December 31, 2022
😅 Believe it or not, that is it's usual mooring spot.
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Behind The Lens

Location

I took this photo at one of the many lakes in Connemara, County Galway. It's a very isolated spot and I have enjoyed many sunsets and sunrises here.

Time

This particular shot was taken in the dying light of an autumn evening. I was in the process of setting up for some blue hour long exposures when I noticed this wonderful viewpoint.

Lighting

The lighting was a little tricky since I was shooting in direct sunlight, so I shot at f22 on a tripod. I wanted to get maximum glare while still capturing the stillness and calm of the location.

Equipment

This was shot on a Nikon D750 with a Sigma 24-105mm. I used a tripod to steady shot, no filters were used.

Inspiration

Although it was taken at sunset, this had a feel of a beautiful crisp morning getting ready fo a great day of fishing.

Editing

I used minimal post production, just enough to bring the hut and foreground to light as they were dark when shot against such a bright sun.

In my camera bag

My Nikon D750 a with my Sigma 24-105mm. I used to bring my Nikorr 16-35mm but I find it doesn't suit my style photography as much anymore. I also bring my two filters, a CPL & ND.

Feedback

The sun moves quickly when it's this low. Find the spot you want and set up your tripod as quick as you can and shoot as many shots as you can until the sun is gone. Remember to use f22.

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