Did I mention this before?
Last night I was up late. I looked outside, and I stared into this absolutely breath-taking view. It was close to midnight. Overcast to some extend, very foggy at the ground. But there was an almost full moon lighting up the fog and cloudy part of the sky. That in combination with the light pollution coming off the city and some of the street lights along the path…
I stood there (on my balcony 😉 ) for quite awhile, just looking at it.
The picture below is a panorama of 5 pictures stitched together in Photoshop.
5x D800, ISO100, 30sec @ f/8, Nikkor 70-200mm
… that I don’t have to get up anymore at 2:30 in the morning to get a sunrise.
Fall is upon us, and with that the cooling down of the earth and the sunrise at less grumpy times of the mornings 🙂
May your day be as bright and shiny as mine!
D800, ISO100, 1/500 sec @ f/8, Nikkor 50mm
I can write loooong pieces of text about the landscapes.
They’re gorgeous. And they’re many. And they look different every day, especially when you have a sunny day one day and snow the next, and sun again the day after that.
Have a look:
D800, ISO100, 1/125 sec @ f/5.6, Nikkor 50mm
D800, ISO400, 1/250 sec @ f/11, Nikkor 70-200mm, Nikkor TC2
D800, ISO100, 1/30 sec @ f/8, Nikkor 14-24mm
D800, ISO200, 1/250 sec @ f/8, Nikkor 50mm
D800, ISO100, 1/30 sec @ f/11, Nikkor 50mm
D800, ISO400, 1/4 sec @ f/11, Nikkor 50mm
D800, ISO100, 8 sec @ f/11, Nikkor 50mm, Singh-Ray VariND
D800, ISO100, 1/1000 sec @ f/11, Nikkor 50mm
So it’s early morning… Sun’s rising, fog’s coming up from the water, which, by the way, is totally still…
Lovely! It was kind of chilly, but refreshing. If I wasn’t dying to go back to bed (after sleeping for only a few hours), I would’ve sat down on the pier and… just sat…
D700, ISO200, 1/250 sec @ f/8, Nikkor 50mm
D800, ISO200, 1/350 sec @ f/9.5, Nikkor 50mm
It’s a hard life… Working the graveyard shift. Getting to bed at 3am and getting up again at 7am to shoot some pictures… (I know, 7am isn’t even THAT early, but after 4 hours of sleep it is!). Luckily around here come fall/winter the sun rises later, so you don’t have to get up at 3am to shoot a sunrise. Or some mist, for that matter.
After the mist I wrote about earlier I wanted to see if I could get some more. Of course I could.
You’d think that with all the bright and vibrant fall colors, all you’d want to do is shoot color, right?
Well… I squeezed in a black and white one. The mist does it quite justice, I must say.
D700, ISO200, 1/45 sec @ f/11, Nikkor 70-200mm
And we’re not done yet with the fall… Working on more!
You can just keep on writing about it. It’s so beautiful.
Sometimes you pass a scene that makes you want to return. And of course it’s never the same when you return. It was like that here too, but the scene was still pretty.
D700, ISO200, 1/20 sec @ f/9.5, Nikkor 70-200mm
Some days really ARE oblivious…
D700, ISO200, 1/15 sec @ f/11, Nikkor 50mm