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Purple Haze | by jlindhardt
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Purple Haze

Sunset over Point Loma as seen from Coronado, San Diego, California.


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This is the sunset on April 12th, 2012 as seen from San Diego, California. To the right of the sun is a natural rainbow-type phenomenon, refraction of sunlight off the high clouds.


I'm new to making images near the surf and I made a lot of beginner's mistakes including not being mindful of the surf spray on the optics. Lessons learned.


The purple color cast is deliberate; I made this image using a combination of two filters. The imported image had an even more purple cast and I changed the WB to remove some of it.


This image was made using a Nikon D7000 and Tokina 11-16mm. I shot this at 14mm (21mm FX equivalent) to minimize vignetting caused by the stacked filters.


Have a great weekend, everybody!





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Taken in April 2012