Friday, December 9, 2011

Favorite Photo of the Week: Sunset from Mount Constitution 12.04.11

I am so glad it is Friday! I am looking forward to a weekend of Christmas decorating and trying my hand at holiday bokeh :o). Before beginning the weekend, I reflect back on the my less than full week of photos and pick a favorite. I have two. The first one I posted on Sunday for the Project 64 Challenge: Black. It was taken on Orcas Island on the way down from Mount Constitution. The second I didn't get a chance to post, but it was taken about 5 minutes later of the same sunset. In both cases I did minor work to the saturation, vibrance, blacks and contrast in post processing just to refine the colors and the silhouettes. Is there anything more stunning? I just cannot get enough of sunsets and silhouettes :o)!

Settings: ISO 200, 39mm, ss1/100, f/9.0 (full manual, sunlight wb)

Settings: ISO 200, 39mm, ss1/30, f/6.3 (full manual, sunlight wb)
"Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Linking up with the link ups below. Be sure to check out the other favorite shots!

the long road    Happily Mother After  and then, she {snapped}


  1. Wonderful photo, nice frame and excellent light and shadow in the sky.

  2. those landscapes are so beautiful! thanks for linking up!

  3. Such beautiful colors...sometimes we forget there is more than red and green around us this holiday season :)


  4. wow! stunning shots!
    calming, beautiful photos, great balance of the colour used!

    love them both!

    happy weekend!

  5. What a stunning view- I could look at that all day!


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