Views: 41 (23 Unique) 
Vote 11
Award Shortlist   

Dawn on Royal Troon

By Irishkate  
Dawn over Royal Troon Golf Course taken on a girl's weekend away.
I'd welcome any advice on settings for capturing Sunsets and Sunrises to maintain colour satuation which often is disappointing when I process images.Thank you.

Tags: Landscape Travel General Sunrise Landscape and travel Troon

Voters: saeidNL, clintQB, Briwooly and 8 more


Take your photography to the next level and beyond...

  • NEWS
  • REVIEWS
  • INSPIRATION
  • COMMUNITY
  • COMPETITIONS

Why not join for free today?

Join for Free

Your total photography experience starts here


Comments


27 Mar 2012 10:01PM
Beautiful image with lovely sky,
saeid

Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.

27 Mar 2012 11:16PM
I don't mind the tones here Kate you have a good mix with the foreground clear as well, i don't believe in doing a lot to sunsets/rises, we see so many that have been pushed far too much on this site , and others.
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2012 7:58AM
brilliant colour and tones kate love the comp a beauty nice one Wink
andy
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
28 Mar 2012 8:34AM
Unless there is detail or interest in the land/sea you want to keep then expose for the sky and saturate the colours of the sunrise/set.

Otherwise, a common way of equalising the exposure for sky and land is using ND graduated filters which darken the sky.

HDR is a possibility, several exposures for the light, middle and darker areas, then merge them together.

Or bracket some exposures and use PSE/CS to lighten or darken the relevant area on the best of them (bit of a scattergun approach and probably poo-pooed by the purists).

Dave
Alvar Plus
9 23 2 France
28 Mar 2012 10:02AM
I think it is lovely SmileSmileSmileSmile
Alvar
Irishkate Plus
5 33 91 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2012 11:10AM
Thank you all so much and White Rose for advice.KGrinate
10 Apr 2012 10:47AM
Lovely Dawn photo just as it is.
Tony

Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.