"Into The Sunset"
©David A. Ziser
I made this image last week during our catamaran sunset cruise. We've taken this cruise once before last year and it is quite a photographic adventure.
This image was made right before the sun settled below the horizon. The timing was perfect with beautiful orange textures in the sky and the alignment of the ships on the horizon which gave me this great sunset composition.
OK, I did tweak the colors a bit in Lightroom 3, removed one small boat that just didn't look right, and slightly extended the sea and sky on the left. The minor adjustments, I think, really added to the overall impression of the image.
Since we've been talking image competition all week, I thought I would finish the image with two color key-line strokes added around the image to accentuate the predominant colors in the scene and give the image the look of a gallery presentation. Be sure to double click the image to see the larger version. I love it!
Camera specs: Canon 7d fitted with 18-200mm IS lens at 200mm, F8 @ 1/500 second, ISO 200. Enjoy! -David