Photo Of The Day – Mount Rainier And Seattle At Sunset – Panorama

Mount Rainier And Seattle At Sunset

Title: Mount Rainier And Seattle At Sunset

Location: Double Bluff Beach, Whidbey Island, Washington, USA

Settings

ISO 100
Focal Length 300mm
Shutter 1/15
Aperture f/6.3
Exp Comp 0 (Manual Mode)
Camera Canon T1i
Lens Canon 28-300mm L
Phottix Filter Polarizer
 
This shot is a stitch of 8 photos taken at 300mm.  The original image is over 17,000 pixels wide but I have cropped it to the above photo for easier printing.  I shoot most shots a bit dull knowing I can bring out the natural colors in the computer.  In this case, after stitching the photos together with hugin, I first brought the white point in from the right to nearly half way (that’s how dark this image was because of the polarizer and exposure setting).  I increased contrast a bit and increased saturation only slight.  The above photo is an accurate representation of just how beautiful it was last night on a cold, clear evening in the Puget Sound.
 
Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey
 
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2 thoughts on “Photo Of The Day – Mount Rainier And Seattle At Sunset – Panorama

  1. Just now getting around to old Stumbles. Great shot of Mount Rainer. I visited Seattle last month for the first time and it was so much fun. Gorgeous city.

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