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The Sagacious Journey

By philhemsley      
“Few things are brought to a successful issue by impetuous desire, but most by calm and prudent forethought.“


Greek Historian and author 460 BC – c. 395 BC

Evening light bathing the fields flanking the Avon valley in the South Hams of Devon - whilst hail laden thunder clouds roll across the Dartmoor plateau in the distance. Loddiswell is the village in the near distance.

Pentax K-x
Pentax 18-55mm SMC/ DAL lens

Rotational pseudo-HDR panoramic stitch of 15 images (in portrait format)

Each frame at:

Focal length = 55mm


1/180 second


Matrix metering pattern & RAW format

Manual focus


Each pseudo-HDR frame was created by Split-RAW processing to create 3 TIFF files at -2, 0, +2ev equivalents and processed using Photomatix Pro 3.26

Panoramic rotational stitching was done using Microsoft Research Image Composite Editor (ICE).

Finishing touches for colour refinement/ curves/ high-pass sharpening, etc. was done in Adobe Photoshop 6.0

Tags: Journey Devon Panorama Narrative Landscape and travel South hams Morpheus71 Bucolic Phil hemsley Sagacious

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debu 8 India
26 Apr 2012 11:26AM
A beautiful scene.

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26 Apr 2012 11:52AM
Thanks very much debu!Smile

I have done a blog post on some of my thoughts about it .

A wonderful part of the world in dramatic light - was delightful to be there and realise an idea I had buzzing round in my head for the previous three yearsSmile
Briwooly 12 452 5 England
26 Apr 2012 3:42PM
Beautiful work a cracking pano

26 Apr 2012 11:36PM
Thanks very much for your generous comments Brain Smile

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