Our last full day inbegan watching the sun first kiss the tops of the famous Apostles. There used to be twelve of them but, alas, there are fewer of them standing today. Getting to this site was pretty easy, actually. It was a 45 minute drive and then a climb of about 40 or so stairs to this overlook. To call this scene serene is an understatement. We were fortunate to be the only ones at this location so it was just a matter of setting up our cameras, experimenting with some exposure settings and enjoy the view.
I believe I used a 3-stop 4×4 ND filter and my circular polarizer, which is also good for about 2-stops of light loss. Mostly, I wanted to get some motion in the water to play off of the golden sun.
In terms of processing
Not wanting to overdo anything here, I just corrected the white balance and adjusted some contrast, saturation, and highlights in Lightroom 4.3. Otherwise, this is SOOC.
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