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By izziwizkid
this is when a really nice sunset was outside our house. its a really nice colour i think Grin
but its a bit fuzzy Tongue

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: Trout_Man, KarenFB, woolybill1 and 8 more

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Grassi 12 5 Italy
30 Aug 2009 10:33AM
Good shot
Trout_Man 13 1 30 Wales
30 Aug 2009 10:39AM
Well captured sunset...not sure what settings you used, you could try taking the next one with a smaller f stop ie: f22 use a tripod and take on a slower may find the foreground will be in focus. Try and focus on the foreground then take the shot, try another shot but focus on horizon, good effort..
KarenFB Plus
15 5.8k 183 England
30 Aug 2009 10:48AM
Beautiful! The colours are glorious. Geoff has given some good advice - I hope you have another chance to capture colours like this again!
andy210966 14 4 119 Wales
30 Aug 2009 11:55AM
Hi Izzi!

Some really nice colour here and the composition isn't too bad at all. It looks as if the focus has landed on the distant clouds and a little nearer on the telegraph wires. It also looks as if you used a high ISO speed and that is why the sky looks a little grainy. I like the fact that the forground leaves are blurred and when you do this shot again (I hope you get the opportunity) have a go at Geoffs suggestion with the smaller aperture (maybe f12 - f14) and a tripod and lower the ISO to 100 or 200 - focus on the middle distant branches on the left of frame and the rest will fall in place. Having the blurred foreground leaves will give a nice sense of depth to the shot.

Well done on a good effort!

alansdottir 13 60 7 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2009 5:34PM
Geoff and Andy have very valid points, Iz - I think maybe we need to have a look and see what sort of aperture range your camera has.

Lovely colours, though - we do get some good sunsets here, don't we? Mama
GrahamNobles 13 9 4 England
30 Aug 2009 10:18PM
The colours are stunning and the composition is superb. Resting the camera on a solid surface, a shelf or wall, would have sorted out the 'fuzziness'.
JohnH37 15 1 United Kingdom
1 Sep 2009 5:32PM
Amazing sky
3 Sep 2009 9:58AM
Good shot, great colours and i agree with Geoff and Andy. Hopefully you will be faced with another great sunset to give their ideas a go
ChiliMan 15 135 17 Singapore
3 Sep 2009 7:47PM off, lemme just say AWESOME COLOURS!!!!

Second, some good very advice has been given up there.

Here's my two cents, albeit repeating some stuff already said:

1) Find somewhere to rest the cam - that way you can use the lowest ISO which means lowest noise.

2) If your cam has manual focus, set it to infinity. If not, use Landscape mode or make sure the focus rectangle is at the distance.

3) Set the self-timer, press the shutter gently (to reduce camera rock and let the cam settle into total stillness) and stand back.

Looking forward to more of your sunsets, Iz.

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