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Autumn Glory, Stanage Plantation in the evening sun.
Dan Arkle, Oct 2012
A beautiful evening at Stanage. The sun went behind a cloud for 30mins but I kept hope, and set up to catch some Autumn colour in the trees. I was lucky - for 20 seconds as the sun edged below the cloud, the light was golden and perfect, and a boulderer was in action at the crucial time. Then the light was flat and gone. The bottom 3/4ths are straight out the camera, but I used exposure bracketing and then blending in PS to get the full dynamic range of the sunset in the final image.
Dan Arkle - 14/Oct/12
Is that guy on the Pebble starkers?
DJonsight - 15/Oct/12
As you say Dan, rather special light. How many times do we wait for the light and it just doesn't happen. Well done!
Sean Kelly - 15/Oct/12
Gosh, hope its like that when i get back to the peak next week, wonderful.
walts4 - 17/Oct/12
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Thanks guys. The guy on the pebble was wearing a white t-shirt. Which was unusual and lucky as if he was wearing dark colours he'd be almost invisible.
Dan Arkle - 18/Oct/12