Day 144 - Estuary Sky

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    We had some pretty dramatic sky in North Co. Dublin today. So I dusted off my Sigma 15-30mm and took a quick trip to Swords estuary to capture a big sky image. I really like the look of this photo in back and white, I think it brings out the cloud structure and adds more drama to the scene.

    Shot details :- ISO 400, 15mm, 0.33 ev, f/3.5, 1/8000

    Crazy settings I know! That's what happens when you don't check your camera settings before you start shooting kids!

    Paul Wallace (NZ), Molly Awwad, and 1 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Mozm [deleted] 71 months ago | reply

      This is a really nice picture - congratulations
      Seaside village of Staithes in North Yorkshire, UK

    2. Rich Byham 71 months ago | reply

      Very impressive!

    3. *ian* 71 months ago | reply

      Wonderful! Love the clouds, especially how they're lit up!

    4. Janine J. Nelson 71 months ago | reply

      this is gorgeous! i love the clouds.

    5. possessed2fisheye 71 months ago | reply

      awesome shot stephen i love the touch of a solar ring in the top right corner :)

    6. iamseeburt 71 months ago | reply

      Incredible Contrast and Tonal Range!

    7. Paul Wallace (NZ) 71 months ago | reply

      I love the black and white treatment as well as the composition and tonal range.

    8. michaelTO 71 months ago | reply

      Great shot - I love the POV and the sky. I had one of those odd settings recently as well - ISO 800 for a sunny day.

    9. sheridanphoto 71 months ago | reply

      Michael TO Yeah its a really killer if you shooting on Aperture or Shutter priority. Modern cameras are so flexible they'll just compensate and you wont even notice that you've got some crazy ISO setting or exposure compensation dialed in. I got lucky this time as ISO 400 isn't that bad. Thank GOD for RAW!

    10. [eyewitness] 71 months ago | reply

      Fabulous clouds :)

    11. Nicola Bernardi 71 months ago | reply

      Stephen! This is absolutely AWESOME and GORGEOUS!!!!

    12. Vannitherock 69 months ago | reply

      what a kind of sky!

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