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Ketch the Sun

By philhemsley      
Transient winter afternoon sunlight breaking through the clouds and sea mists - lighting up a wooden gaff-rigged ketch in front of the Breakwater, at Brixham in South Devon.
Thatcher rock is the island in the distance (which is off the eastern headland of Torbay).

Pentax K-X
Sigma 55-200mm DC lens (at 200mm)
Cromatek circular polarizer
1/125 second

Pseudo-HDR from 3 split-RAW processed 16-Bit TIFFs (at -2, 0, +2) equivalents using Photomatix Pro 3.26.

Further work in Adobe Photoshop 6.0 including a blend with an Orton effect version of the HDR.

Tags: Devon Boat Breakwater Hdr Sailing Ketch Brixham Torbay Landscape and travel English channel Morpheus71 Gaff rig

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Oliverpants 9 2 2 England
18 Jan 2012 4:34PM
Love the treatment and lighting. Ann

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CHRISB911 12 54 1
18 Jan 2012 9:27PM
composition is bang on, very well done

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