Before sunrise at the Salts

Category: Outdoor Scenes


Photo and caption by Fred Miranda

Taken at Badwater, this shot was a long exposure (25s) taken about 30 minutes before sunrise. (6am) I used my Canon 17mm TS-E lens and did some shifting to avoid distortion and tilting to keep aperture to about f/9. A 2-stop grad was also used. My goal was to create a contrast between the sharp salt sculptures and the rapidly moving sky.

Location: Death Valley, CA


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