A Handheld Sunset

I wasn’t certain what I was going to photograph yesterday, until I peaked out the window and saw a beautiful gradient in the sky as the Sun set. Because it was getting darker, I decided to switch back to the 25mm ƒ/1.7 lens before I pointed my G7 out the window toward the setting Sun….

Sunset Time Lapse

I headed down to the river and captured a short time lapse of the sunset.

Sunset Stack

One of the features I most appreciate with my flashed router and DSLR Dashboard Setup is how easy it is to create set of bracketed exposures. When these exposures are combined, the best details from each can be combined, leading to a photograph no one exposure can present. I typically use this technique when I’m…

Mother’s Day Sunset

We had unending rain yesterday, which made Saturday a bit of a “meh” afternoon. Sunday, on the other hand, has been rather nice. I was able to head out with my neighbor on a nice photowalk and capture a choppy Delaware River. We did have heavy band of rain pass through in the late afternoon,…

Unexpected Beauty

I was researching USB microphones on my MacBook yesterday afternoon when, unnoticed by me, the wall behind our desk suddenly took on a brilliant pink hue. My wife, ever more observant than her hyper-focused husband, pointed it out. “What’s the Sunset look like?” Now, when I’m typically in hyper-focus mode I get annoyed when someone…

Sunset

I found this image while searching for a different photo and was struck by it’s look. It’s a late-August sunset taken with a fast shutter, low ISO, and high f-stop. The result captures the highlights and leaves the rest of the photo in silhouetted shadow. The extreme contrast between light and dark announces an immanent…