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Filtered Light

A typical morning sunrise in my back yard.



Oct 28, 2010 8:30 AM. EST.

Canon EOS 7D

ISO: 100, 1/100 sec, f/5.6

Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

Adobe Lightroom 3: Minor contrast & brightness adjustment.

2 responses

  1. Marc

    Nothing typical about this shot. Very nifty the way the light splits to allow some greater degree of clarity to the tree in the center of the picture; presumably the tree was in the forefront, but still… This has moved up to number 1 in my favorite, very close to awe-inspiring, Cheryl Zovich photograph. On my way back from Boston around 4 p.m. today I pulled over to try and capture the beautiful path of light that rose from the sun and ended in the spectacular pink/purple cloud about 10 degrees above it. By the time I found safe ground, it was gone. Catching suns’ light is no easy task. Great pic.

    January 3, 2011 at 8:02 PM

    • Thanks Marc! I’m so blessed to be surrounded by so many interesting things to shoot. Sometimes the light is very challenging, but other times it works 100% to my advantage. And yes, it’s amazing how quickly a scene can vanish into thin air before you can capture it. Believe me, I know how that goes for sure!

      Glad you stopped by!

      January 4, 2011 at 3:56 PM

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