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jdearman Silver Member Nikonian since 08th Nov 2005Tue 03-Dec-13 05:13 PM
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"Texas Sunset two Nights Ago"


Amarillo,Texas, US
          

This is my first post to the Landscape forum. I shoot mostly wildlife and post there.


We had a beautiful sunset two nights ago. As usual, I was lollygagging around and missed the most colorful part. When I did notice it, I quickly grabbed my camera and got one shot before nighttime took over. I changed the shutter speed, but did not change any of the other settings on the camera. I really wanted to see what the D-600 would do under the lighting conditions. I was pleasantly surprised. In PP, I cropped the image to lower the horizon line and added slight sharpening. I like the image darker like this, but what do I know! I would sincerely appreciate some learning comments from you more knowledgeable folks.

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jdroach Platinum Member Fellow Ribbon awarded. John exhibits true Nikonian spirit by frequently posting images and requesting comments and critique, which he graciously accepts. He is an inspiration to all of us through constant improvement in his own work, keen observations and excellent commentary on images posted by others. Donor Ribbon. Awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 21st Mar 2009Wed 04-Dec-13 12:46 AM
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Milwaukee, US
          

Nice image. While I would tend to want to open up the foreground at times, there are other times that a silhouette view is quite nice.

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Martin Gonn Gold Member Nikonian since 18th Jun 2013Wed 04-Dec-13 04:28 AM
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Actually, I would say you know quite a lot. The photo looks just right with the silhouetted foreground, this really is all about the sky. The tension here is exhilarating.

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EYeye Registered since 16th Sep 2012Fri 06-Dec-13 02:09 AM
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Texas has many beautiful sunsets (& rises). Since you are from Amarillo, you may know that when Steven Spielberg looked for the perfect sunset for Indiana Jones and his Father and friends to ride off into at the end of the "Last Crusade", he found it near Amarillo.

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coolmom42 Silver Member Awarded for her enthusiastic support of the community and exemplifying the Nikonian mission “Share, Learn and Inspire” Nikonian since 01st Dec 2011Fri 06-Dec-13 04:07 AM
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Excellent!

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jdearman Silver Member Nikonian since 08th Nov 2005Sun 08-Dec-13 04:14 PM
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Amarillo,Texas, US
          

Thanks everyone for your comments. I must have missed Spielberg's sunset. Our better sunset photo opportunities occur when a strong west wind blows the state of New Mexico our way.

Martin, I agree with you..." it is all about the sky." I am going to try to stay more diligent and catch the images earlier when more light and colors are available.

I prefer wildlife photography, mostly birds. If you are into wildlife photos, checkout my Gallery on that forum. If you are so inclined, I would appreciate your comments in that area also.



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