behindWhen shooting daytime landscapes I really like when there are some clouds. Even if they don’t look good, they still provide some shade and make the light more interesting. The opposite can be seen here. After weeks of 35+ degree weather and no rain, there were absolutely no clouds that day. Of course for the sunset they magically appeared, together with a very heavy thunderstorm :)

I really like how most of the ruins in Austria are opened without any limitations. You just go there and take photos. No entry, nobody to tell you what to do and similar. Of course all is at your own risk, but that the same even if there is someone. I was also surprised how all was nice and clean. Somebody must have been taking a good care of it :)

This is a manual blend from 4 shots. Taken from top of the tower of the Hinterhaus castle ruins above Spitz in Austria. I included a little behind the camera shot on the side. I usually put those on my Facebook page, but why not sometimes also show them here :)
Castle ruins Hinterhaus

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  • Technique: Manual blending
  • Number of exposures: 4
  • Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
  • Lens: Canon 24-70mm F2.8
  • Focal length: 24 mm
  • Aperture: 13
  • Middle exposure time: 1/25s
  • ISO: 100
  • Tripod used: yes


Where was this photo taken:

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