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  1. #1
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    Lake HDR Another View

    Here is the lake from a different view.

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    Frank in that shot which way does the sun travel? with the fall colors that might be a really intersting shot and something fun for HDR if you could get the setting or rising sun lighting right down the water and onto the trees across the back?
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    I am facing east so the sun would be setting almost from behind me. I might have to take a ride out there one night.
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    I think at dawn/dusk would make for a great shot! The lighting will allow for a better HDR and make a less washed out picture. Have you considered getting a polarizer? I just ordered one because I was tired of my daytime photos looking like bleh and a CPL is one of the most versatile filters because it does reduce haze, cuts through glare, reduces reflections, and increase color saturation (skies, greens, etc...)
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    I have a CP filter and I did use it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkie1263 View Post
    I have a CP filter and I did use it.
    Thanks Frank
    Have you always been using it? This one does look better than the previous ones. Something different about it.... perhaps it's just the nice fall colors .
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    I use it when I shoot in bright sunlight. Some people keep it on all the time.
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    I have CPLs on everything that goes outside. It's not the cheapest idea I've ever had ... but, you do get a better sky, usually.

    Some people prefer the 1/2 ND grad and such ... but, your shot becomes a bit more tricky, using it.

    The fall colors are getting ripe, that's for sure.
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    I like the view of this one too. You should get up early one day and get there before sunrise and stated above me. That would look great.

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