Another shot from one of my favourite locations. Ive come here once every year since I started photography, and usually get a couple of shots that Im relatively happy with. This was taken back in March, on a day when wed had a couple of storms.
Around sunset, the weather finally started to clear, and gave me some of the most unusual conditions Ive had to shoot in
lots of pinks and turquoises in the sky and water.
This shot was taken a few minutes after the sun had set, and I used a 9 stop neutral density filter to really lengthen the exposure, and a 3 stop neutral density graduated filter across the sky to hold back the exposure there.
A cable release and mirror lock up kept the camera as still as possible on the tripod while the shutter was tripped to try to ensure maximum sharpness.Metadata
Taken at Carrasqueira, Alentejo, Portugal
Nikon D3 | Nikkor 17-35 f2.8 ED
Gitzo GT2541 tripod w/ Gitzo GH1780QR ballhead
Lee 0.9 (3 stop) hard edged ND grad filter | Hoya ND400 9 stop ND filter
120s | f8 | 17mm
More shots from this location:
March 2009 Breathe
February 2008 Fallen February
October 2007 Palafitico SymmetryThanks in advance for any comments or faves. Sadly, I no longer have time to reply to individual comments, but I do appreciate people taking the time to look.
Any questions, please note me.