a24 October 2014

Sunset in Mexico

Daily photo - Sunset in Mexico

Today I would like to share high dynamic range image I took in Mexico during late sunset. I took 8 exposures but ended up using only 4 of them (as other 4 didn't really contain any additional details). I'm pretty happy with the light and colours here. The scene is very calm thanks to using neutral density filter.

If you would like to learn how to create such images yourself, make sure to read my free HDR tutorial.
Sunset in Mexico

Camera info

Finally some EXIF information:
Technical details:
Camera: Sony NEX-6 (read my review here)
Lens: Sony 10-18 f/4
Focal length: 10 mm
Aperture: f/8.0
Exposure time: 10.0 s ("middle" exposure)
ISO: 100
Number of exposures: 4
E.V. Step: 1.0
Flash used: no
Tripod: yes
Filters: Cokin NDX variable density neutral filter
Technique: HDR, tone-mapping, luminosity masks
Software: Photomatix Pro 5 (Contrast Optimizer), Lightroom 5.4, Photoshop CC, Topaz Clarity, Topaz Detail

Where was this photo taken:

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