Calming light before dusk

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Fred Miranda
Registered: Dec 31, 2001
Total Posts: 22145
Country: United States

I'm still playing with some of the images taken during my last trip. This was my farewell shot as I said good bye to DV. Last light before the sun went down the hills.
Taken with a Canon 90 TS-E lens. Thanks for commenting!

Registered: Jan 11, 2005
Total Posts: 42762
Country: United States

Hey Fred,

Wow! What a great parting shot. I love the dappled light on those ridges. Combining the dappled light with the stripes of color really makes for a shot that feels 3D. A great feeling of depth here. Great job here.


Registered: Dec 02, 2008
Total Posts: 712
Country: United States

Super shot. Great lighting.


Kee Woo Rhee
Registered: Dec 25, 2011
Total Posts: 3469
Country: United States

I love the composition.
The light angle, clouds, and the rock ridges... they go together so well.
It is very sweet and pleasing.
Another wonderful shot!

Registered: Feb 10, 2007
Total Posts: 2169
Country: United States

This is a beautiful image. Your processing is spectacular Fred!!

Registered: Nov 06, 2008
Total Posts: 187
Country: N/A

well this is just stunning, and i agree with the above the processing is spot on

Registered: Apr 19, 2012
Total Posts: 2837
Country: United States

Love the image... the layers of rock/cliff and the sweet light. Very nice!

ben egbert
Registered: Jan 31, 2005
Total Posts: 12046
Country: United States

Fantastic shot.

Registered: Jan 15, 2006
Total Posts: 3614
Country: United States

Yet another great shot, Fred. Great work.


Registered: Dec 27, 2012
Total Posts: 17
Country: France

Amazing light, great job.

Registered: Sep 06, 2006
Total Posts: 7772
Country: United States

Terrific, Fred. Interesting how the angle of the clouds seem to mimic that of the rocks.

Happy New Year,

Don George
Registered: Apr 28, 2010
Total Posts: 230
Country: United States

Excellent. The lighting is perfect. At times an image like this will be over saturated. This is dead on.

Registered: Jul 12, 2011
Total Posts: 935
Country: United States

Great light on the hills that still lead you up to the point, and the clouds are great. I hope the light is as nice when I go


Rob Tillyer
Registered: Nov 17, 2007
Total Posts: 14011
Country: Canada

Beautiful image Fred, the foreground rock structure is amazing, well set off by the light you captured.


Registered: Jan 30, 2012
Total Posts: 816
Country: Australia

Terrific Fred!
cheers Andrew

Registered: Dec 23, 2004
Total Posts: 3274
Country: United States

Beautiful Fred - the soft clouds and dappled light are very calming.


Registered: Feb 28, 2006
Total Posts: 2148
Country: United States

Major drama in this shot, Fred.

I've never personally seen anything like it. That just doesn't happen in my part of the USA. Thanks for sharing. One of the best things about this forum is being able to vicariously travel the world.


David Leask
Registered: Nov 19, 2003
Total Posts: 37594
Country: United Kingdom

Super shot Fred. I really like the rich colours and light here. Well done.

Registered: Aug 11, 2012
Total Posts: 938
Country: United States

That is a beautiful photo!

John Richter
Registered: May 10, 2007
Total Posts: 4796
Country: United States

Wonderful light and contrast of the elements, Fred. Nice work.


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