Every once in a while I will look at a scene and I would be moved to try to photograph it using the technique known as High Dynamic Range (HDR), and on even fewer occasions, I would look at the scene and think that it would make a good Black and White HDR.
I had just picked up my daughter from her “After-Classes” and we took a drive by the seawall, as soon as we pulled up and parked I saw the way the tide was out, and how the sky was over-cast with some low hanging clouds, I knew I wanted to try a few photos near the metal piling that’s been there for ages, and I thought it would render nice in HDR.
I tried to keep her from running ahead and getting footprints all over the area, but it wouldn’t have mattered, her footprints didn’t last too long in that mud 🙂
I tried a few angles around the sheet of metal, and decided after on this portrait oriented one, The way the shape of the puddle, the arc of the wet and dry sands (mud), the curve of the receding water-line and the straight horizon all clashed, made the scene seem more fluid to me.
I hope you like it. (Three exposures blended for an HDR image)
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4 thoughts on “2013 Deck – Week 47”
It’s such a photogenic spot, the light, textures and patterns change from minute to minute and I think it is only on some flatly sunny middays that you can’t find something interesting here.
You did a lot of pics there… I’ve only managed to get a few I really like
Love how the arc of the pool frames the steel..along with HDR the exif goes though…was interested what lens you used – guess a fairly wide one?
Thanks Patrick, I was using the Sigma 10-20mm at the widest end 🙂