All posts tagged: sunset

On the road

First day on the road. With some obstacles, but this seems necessary somehow ;-). I had to clean up the RV first, it was obviously returning from Burning Man Festival, because virtually everywhere there was white dust. Then I packed it with the result that I have to search everything… It will take some time to get used to this. The biggest issue was that I killed my iPhone by punching the wrong code too often. I must have been sleepy :-/ So I had to set up my phone completely new. But now I’m online again, could chat and phone with my beloved ones and have navigation. The best thing: I was sure that I could handle this – and so it was. Other directions Against my plans I decided to head in the direction of Reno. I wanted to be at Crater Lake, but because of the massive wildfires there is smoke nearly everywhere in the Northwest. As all my destinations are in this region, I still don’t know what to do. Time …

Summer in the fields

Very often while driving on B464 I looked over the fields into the land and saw many beautiful sunsets. And I always wanted to go there with my camera to see, if that scenery is also good for a picture. On one evening I finally grabbed my camera and went out. Technically it’s a challenge. Powerful backlight, light sky and dark foreground – but the eyes don’t see it like this, they look at the scenery as it is evenly lit. To make the fotos look like the eyes see it, I had to use some techniques. First hand my beloved graduated filters. Then a picture combined from several pictures with different exposures. To do this, I used a tripod. I did two variations: One HDR, aka three different exposures, and several photos put together in Photoshop. The latter has the advantage that there can be used photos with different focus. So the picture is sharp all over. Field in bright daylight On a morning a few days later I was only three kilometers further …