A few experiments – Golden Hour Pond

Sunset over a small pond

Today I’m posting a few ‘golden hour’ test shots. These are experimental landscapes, done to try out both camera settings and methods of post processing. So much landscape photography is done during blue hour or golden hour. Nothing wrong with that, it’s usually the most dramatic light of the day. Those hours also severely test both the camera and the photographer’s processing ability. When there is an extreme exposure range and lens flare in the shot the out-of-camera image file is unlikely to give you a great shot. (more…)