Most vacations, people always like to watch the sun set. This is definitely true with this vacation (as it is every year). Here are a few:
One thing that has always amazed me about going to Canada: the night sky. It is h-u-g-e. If you live in a city and rarely get out to “the country” – you have to. I live practically amongst corn fields and I think the northern sky is huge. Being able to look straight up and not see anything in your peripheral vision is truly amazing – especially on a clear, cool, calm night. The next few shots are those of a few evenings while “on the rock.” Please click the link to the first picture to view all of the sizes and view the original. I was amazed at what can be captured in 30 seconds.
At 9:52 pm:
Fortunately, our vacation only had a couple of days of rain. Not the all-day-soakers either. Hit and miss. If you were going to have rain while you are on vacation, that is definitely the way to do it. These particular rain clouds were moving out across the far end of the lake. Moments later, we got our fair share of rain.
This is my first HDR using Photomatix. From there, tweaked a few things in CS5, then final adjustments in Lightroom before the export. I’m pleased with the results thus far in using Photomatix. One thing that I will absolutely need to do is clean the camera. Most of my time spent in Photoshop was cleaning up dust spots from either the mirror or the sensor. If anyone knows how to do this, please let me know.
The rain falls mainly on the…