Feb 10: More Sunsets

Florida is known for its gorgeous sunsets. 

Sometimes I take long exposures, sometimes I don’t.  To get the best result, I should take a picture normally, followed by a long exposure, then combine the sky of one with the silky water of the other. Why? Because clouds move, and during a long exposure, they sometimes end up looking funny. Take a closer look at the clouds in this photo.

The strange thing is that birds or boats photobombing the picture do not show up in a long exposure. Cool, right? Long exposures are a great way to make people disappear from a picture.

I haven’t had a chance to do that kind of cut and paste job yet, but I may give it a try soon. I’ve been working hard lately and haven’t had much opportunity to get out with the camera. But I can always make time for a good sunset.

See you next time.

About Fenraven

Fenraven happily lives in south Florida, where it is really hot most of the year. Find him on Twitter and Facebook by searching on 'fenraven'.
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6 Responses to Feb 10: More Sunsets

  1. Janet Ellinger says:

    You could do a calendar of just sunsets. 😉

  2. Shirley Ann Speakman says:

    Wow fab pictures.

  3. Beth Baker says:

    Oh my gosh FABULOUS. And I do say we have sunsets that are the best in the country IMO. However your shots just make them even more special. Love these.

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