I tried to come up with a new-agey title but even Pandora was no help, so it is what it is.
An experiment testing the boundaries of HDR. The setting but still very bright sun was directly behind the lighthouse. Without HDR the lighthouse would have been a black silhouette, but with HDR the stripes and other details in the shadow are still visible.
I don’t think there is another bird that is so graceful and beautiful in flight yet so homely when not in flight.
The image above was taken last evening on the Vilano Beach fishing pier. The temperature was a chilly 60 degrees with a strong wind.
The image below is a webcam capture from the Ober Gatlinburg ski resort about 1/2 mile from my northern Smokies Light studio (condo).
It’s 26 degrees there this morning.