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Re: Sunrise, Sunset & Weather Photos

Post by PRWIN » Sun Sep 16, 2012 4:40 pm

Michele

lovely shots \O \O \O
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Re: Sunrise, Sunset & Weather Photos

Post by Sprocky » Sun Sep 16, 2012 4:52 pm

Stunning shots Michele, specially the last one! \O
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Re: Sunrise, Sunset & Weather Photos

Post by Michele Nel » Sun Sep 16, 2012 5:37 pm

Thanks for the lovely comments PRWIN and Sprocky....:)

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Re: Sunrise, Sunset & Weather Photos

Post by Lisbeth » Sun Sep 16, 2012 7:00 pm

I love the first one O/\ O/\ It talks to me, like a memory :-) \O
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Re: Sunrise, Sunset & Weather Photos

Post by Dewi » Sun Sep 16, 2012 7:23 pm

Nice. \O Love the milky sea in the long exposure one. O/\
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Re: Sunrise, Sunset & Weather Photos

Post by Michele Nel » Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:42 pm

Thanks Lisbeth and Dewi.. :-)
@ Dewi......I am new to this " long exposure stuff"..well with sunset pics that is. I have recently acquired a ND filter and I have decided it is quite a nice little thing to have !!! :-)

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Re: Sunrise, Sunset & Weather Photos

Post by Lisbeth » Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:46 pm

Is that filter "thing", what makes the pics look more natural? Normally sunsets and sunrises look all wrong in the photos!
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Re: Sunrise, Sunset & Weather Photos

Post by Michele Nel » Sun Sep 16, 2012 9:03 pm

There are many kinds of filters Lisbeth... neutral density graduated filters, neutral density filters and polarising filters.
They can all play a role in getting a better sunset/sunset photograph. Many of the effects can be applied in photoshop as well.
Basically a neutral density filter prevents light from entering the lens and therefore slows down the shutter speed ...which in turn will show motion in the water....the slower the shutter speed the more milky the water becomes.
I used the ND filter on the second photo only...the other three photos were taken without the filter.

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Re: Sunrise, Sunset & Weather Photos

Post by Lisbeth » Sun Sep 16, 2012 9:11 pm

They look all right to me, even without filter ;-) I do not normally like the colours of the sunset/sunrise pictures, because they are not natural and far too exaggerated, but yours look all nice......maybe because the sun is very low \O
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Re: Sunrise, Sunset & Weather Photos

Post by Flutterby » Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:08 am

Beautiful pics Michele!! \O

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