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A Texas Sunset
Contest Number: 145 Contest Theme: Sunset or Moonrise Lens: Penatx-A 645 120mm Camera: Pentax 645z Shutter Speed: 1/125s Aperture: F8 
Posted By: abdalian, 09-02-2018, 09:04 PM

This picture was taken at Brazos Bend State Park in Needville, Texas. I got to the park a few hours before the sunset. I stopped at this spot but did not take a picture because the sun was too harsh. I thought maybe it is not a good day for landscape photos and started doing wildlife shots (birds and gators). On the way back to the parking lot it was close to the sunset time and I saw the clouds changing colors. It was just the right moment; and the birds on the leafless tree made the shot even better for me.

I used the Pentax-A 645 120mm macro lens for this shot on a Pentax 645z. This is a single shot and although the dynamic range of the sensor allows me to remove the shadows around the trees, i kept the shadows to make the sunset colors noticeable.

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Abdullah Tariq

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