This picture was shot on a tripod with three exposures @ F3.5 ISO 100 (-2..0..+2EV). I used Photomatix to create the HDR with tonemapping and detail enhanced. I increased the overall saturation with Hue/Saturation in Photoshop. Curve adjustment to increase the overall contrast. Unsharp Mask to increase detail on the tree trunk and rocks.
This is the second upload of shots taken from my road trip to central Oregon. It started out real foggy. We had to wait around in the cold for the fog to clear to capture Wizard Island. You can still see the fog in the distance.
Wizard Island is a volcanic cinder cone which forms an island at the west end of Crater Lake in Crater Lake National Park, Oregon. The top of the island reaches 6,933 feet (2,113 m) above sea level, about 755 feet (230 m) above the average surface of the lake. Crater Lake is a caldera lake located in the U.S. state of Oregon. It is the main feature of Crater Lake National Park and famous for its deep blue color and water clarity. The lake partly fills a nearly 1,958 foot (597 m) deep caldera that was formed around 7,700 (± 150) BC by the collapse of the volcano Mount Mazama.
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