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Backlight Mountain Sunrise, from Calvi, Corsica, France

During our recent stay in Corsica, we had a wonderful hotel in Calvi with a magnificient view towards the mountains, resulting in not having to get up _that_ early, just early enough to be ready at sunrise. :)


Since you look towards the sun, you are facing backlight challenges. In this particular case, clouds and mist were helping with adding light to otherwise darker scenery, while I additionally exposed in a way to keep as much highlights as possible, resulting in a nice foreground silhouette at the same time.


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Taken on March 9, 2011