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Blue Hour Approach: Motorcyclists engulfed in vastness nearing Furnace Creek


West of Santa Monica, US
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Robman3 Registered since 12th Apr 2010
Tue 08-Jan-13 07:28 AM | edited Wed 09-Jan-13 08:29 PM by Robman3

This was shot on New Years Day, Death Valley National Park after sundown. Only the edge of Kit Fox Hills and the Grapevines are directly lit.

It was actually pretty dark but in post, amazing detail from the D800, much to learn.

D800, MUP, 70-200 f/2.8G, 75mm, VR off, Manual, AF Single, f/8, 1/60s, adjusted to 0 in view finder, data says -0.7 EV, Center Weighted, ISO-100, WB Auto 1, PC Neutral, Tripod.

Minor tweaks in CNX2, NIK Pro and Tonal Contrast used sparingly.

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Note, Motorcyclists are at 9:15 O Clock, far left (barely visible on low res upload) a better view here with size choices: http://www.rainbowind-photoart.com/Professional/rainbowind-photoartcom/12350552_rHgznx#!i=2312465202&k=2P4RGST&lb=1&s=X3

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