HDR Photography – Sundown in Venice
HDR Photography – Sundown in Venice. When the sun goes down in Venice, the Grand Canal becomes a gathering place for tourists and locals. People rush to the docks to sit with their friends, share a glass of wine, and watch the sunset over the century-old buildings. The color that the sunset casts over the canals is the very thing that keeps me coming back to Venice year after year. It’s like nowhere else in the world. On this particular evening, I was focused on capturing the relaxed canal life that is fully embraced by the Italian culture. I found these two gondolas rocking on the shore and I framed the photo to include the vibrant nightlife behind them. I love how the gondolas, the water, and the people are all in some form of motion, yet the old buildings stand still behind them. It reminds me that the visitors come and go, but the city itself will always stand still. View Photo Here!
Post Processing & Camera Settings.
To capture this image, I took three bracketed shots EV (-2, 0, +2) and combined them into Lightroom. Next, I used the Creative Flow Lightroom Presets and Brushes. Finally, I combined the RAW file and my Lightroom version in Photoshop to finalize the shot.
- Camera: Sony ILCE-7RM2
- Lens: FE 16-35mm F4 ZA OSS
- Settings: f11, 30mm, Time: 0.3s ISO: 500
- Edit: Aurora HDR
- Edit: Lightroom
- Edit: Photoshop
- Edit: Luminar
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