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My Top Summer Sunset

Shot:
The sunsets over a marina in Monmouth Beach, NJ. This was the top sunset I was able to photograph this summer.

Technique:
The original shot was taken with a 10 Stop ND and a 3 Stop Gradient ND to smooth out the water and cut out some of the highlights. I did two different edits on the image seen below and then merged them together using an overlay blend in photoshop to create the final image.

Original:
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Edit One:
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Edit Two:
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Final:
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Gear:
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Lens: EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM at 38mm
Aperture: f/8.0
Shutter Speed: 140 seconds
ISO: 100
Tripod: Benro A2691T Travel Angel with BH1 Ballhead

Sunrise Challenge Continued

Shot:
I had set a goal to see more sunrises that I do regularly for the remainder of 2016. This one is from Monmouth Beach, NJ just sitting on the sea wall watching the sky light up for 30 minutes.

Camera Original:
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Final:
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Gear:
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Lens: EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM at 33mm
Aperture: f/22.0
Shutter Speed: 1 second
ISO: 100
Tripod: Benro A2691T Travel Angel with BH1 Ballhead

Finally Got My Sunset

Shot:
I frequently visit the Sea Bright/Monmouth area during the summer and rarely get to witness some of the amazing sunsets that my parents send me regularly. On my last trip I finally got my sunset view and what a sunset it was.

Camera Original:
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Final:
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Gear:
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Lens: EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM at 31mm
Aperture: f/8.0
Shutter Speed: 141 seconds
ISO: 100
Tripod: Benro A2691T Travel Angel with BH1 Ballhead

Right Before the Sunset

Shot:
As the sun was just setting over the horizon I wanted to capture that special moment that all photographers share. This is the moment before the sky can explode with color or just have a mere shade in the sky. This moment is when we all get excited hoping for the next best sunset we ever captured.

Camera Original:
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Final:
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Gear:
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Lens: EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM at 28mm
Aperture: f/2.8
Shutter Speed: 1/1600 of a second
ISO: 100
Tripod: Handheld