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By paulbroad
This may, or may not work. However, we get a lot of sunset/sunrise shots that will look good to the eye and not so good to the camera. I always want a subject to use the sky as a background. This is such an image. A superb sunset sky and all I could see of any interest at all was the modern street light near our holiday home.

So, I shot it. I also shot as series just of the sky to keep as stock images, but this is an attempt to add at least something as a subject.

EOS 7D with 18/250 OS Sigma. ISO 200. Camera supported on post top. 1/200 @ f8. Sky adjusted in places with dodge and burn tools.


Tags: Sunset Sky Light Standard Landscape and travel

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AnneB50 4 118 18 Scotland
13 Oct 2013 9:10AM
Works for me Paul.


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6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2013 11:58AM
Beautifully observed and captured...

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
Diggeo 3 13 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2013 12:19PM
A very powerful street light Paul!!
14 Oct 2013 3:21PM
looks a bit compressed and the street light creeps into the bottom corner and would have been better on a third line, nice colours but no real drama
xwang 7 55 8
16 Oct 2013 11:51PM
The lamp made the picture..clouds represent movement, lamp represents tranquility... perfect match.
I remember that you have some birds in a kind of V shaped line shots... I think that they would look interesting in this sky...
paulbroad 9 116 1064 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2013 8:34AM
Needs a bit more, as you suggest, Jas. Will have a look at my stock file.

arhab 4 43 2 Indonesia
17 Oct 2013 4:00PM
The sky is beautiful. and the lamp made it as a subject as you said.

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