It's The Little Things... Oct. 23, 2014 - Attanasio Imagery

I got introduced to this beautiful spot by a local I had just met who just happen to be from the same town I grew up in. It truly is a small world.

As we came through the tree lined path to Silver Mine Lake I couldn't wait to plant my tripod and get this shot. Not often do clouds line up quite this perfect. I took a few shots with my Graduated ND filter to equalize the sky to the trees and liked the result but I couldn't resist pressing the shutter button for several rounds of brackets. With one round at 1 stop increments and another at 2 stop increments I was pretty comfortable with the fact that I picked up all the details in the highlights and shadows.

Well, if you know me well enough you'll probably guess that I utilized the bracketed shots to produce this shot. I don't know, I liked both the single shot and the merged but, as usual, I picked the tone-mapped one to post here.

On another note, I posted this on flickr and it got Explored. I woke up this morning to over 24,000 views. That makes a photographer feel good.

As always thanks for looking!

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