Sunflower Sunset Silhouettes (sunrise+sunset Summer flowers trees ). Photo by HarveyCreek
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Sunflower Sunset Silhouettes

Uploaded by: HarveyCreek

Friday August 9, 2013

Dundee, OR (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: The overcast from a pop-up thundershower and smoke from forest fires in the state combined with the sunset to created a glowing nearly surrealistic sky. I combined this with some of the sunflowers surrounding my vegetable garden and with the silhouettes of fir trees.

Image Description: Sunset Sunflowers

Manufacturer: SONY

Model: DSLR-A580

x-Resolution: 320.00

y-Resolution: 320.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Windows)

Artist: Harvey Creek

Copyright: HarveyCreek.com (Photographer) - (Editor)

Exposure Time: 1/160 sec.

FNumber: f/10.0

Exposure Program: Aperture priority

ISO Speed Ratings: 1600

Exif Version: Unknown Exif Version

Shutter speed: 7.32 EV (APEX: 12, 1/159 sec.)

Aperture: 6.64 EV (f/10.0)

Brightness: 2.25 EV (16.30 cd/m^2)

Exposure Bias: -0.30 EV

MaxApertureValue: 4.97 EV (f/5.6)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Light Source: 1

Flash: Flash fired, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 100.0 mm

File Source: DSC

Scene Type: 1

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto bracket

White Balance: Manual white balance

Focal Length In 35mm Film: 150

Scene Capture Type: Standard

Contrast: Normal

Saturation: Normal

Sharpness: Normal

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2. HarveyCreek
11:36 PM GMT on August 10, 2013
Swreader, I agree, this was my favorite of the bunch as well, as I was trying to get the silhouettes more defined in the picture. Even though I bumped up the ISO and set the aperture to a f/10.0 setting to increase the depth of field, the trees were still out of the range of focus.
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1. swreader
11:17 PM GMT on August 10, 2013
These are all beautiful (the afterglow of sun and smoke sometimes makes beauty). But I think that this shot is the best of the three--it's better balanced and the use of the silhouettes is brilliant. No one element is too strong, and I prefer the slightly smaller (but more) sunflowers. Nonetheless, congrats on the AC.
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