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Auckland @ Night – Collabor:10

The other night I decided to try and capture Auckland from Bayswater Marina. The evening was cloudy, but it was warm, and the air was clear. I find these kind of shots are challenging to find the exposure that is just right. Even then, i’m not convinced I actually got it right in this shot. It is hard to find the balance between over-exposing the brighter areas of the photo versus under exposing the darker areas. In this photo I leaned more towards a higher exposure, clipping some of the highlights, but retaining the detail in the darker ares such as building outlines.
I also discovered that I have way too many pixels that run hot on long exposures for my liking.

Shutter 8.0s; f/9, ISO 200, 28mm.

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Categories: Photography
  1. Debbie
    May 7, 2011 at 10:45 am

    beaut pic nonetheless:)

  2. Maree
    May 9, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    Still beautiful though šŸ™‚

    blessings,
    Maree

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