How to take great photos of sunset (2)

How to take great photos of sunset

How to take great photos of sunset; this is the final sequel.  Let us journey together to the end of this exciting  digital photography lane!  In the first part of this series, some tips were shared on how to take great photos of sunset.  More tips will be shared in this sequel.

Here are more tips on how to take great photos of sunset:

6.  Modify the white balance to “shade”. This will bring about beautiful golden tones out of an uninteresting scenery of sunset.

7. Before the sun goes below the horizon, it will be creatively nice to consider snapping in HDR in order to capture most of the dynamic range.

8. In taking great sunset photos, it is important to be patient in order to capture great scenery. Wait for the right clouds!  A partly cloudy day with spotty clouds are fabulous.

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9. Consider shooting panoramas to contrast the sunset colors with the other colors of the sky.

10. Before the sun sets, reduce your lens aperture to a high value. This will make the rays of the sun clearer and give the sun a starburst effect.

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11.  Captivating sunsets happen to surface on the evening of a rainy day.  If  you are observant, you will notice the clouds begin to break up around sunset. What a great sight to capture!

12. To shoot a portrait of someone standing in front of a sunset, ensure you make use of a little flash.  Otherwise, the face will look dark and muddy.

13. To make the sun look large in the sunset, make use of a telephoto lens. Also, to make the sun  look small in the scene, use wide-angle lens.

14. Never forget to change the style of your picture. This can be done later, if you shoot in RAW.

15.  A few flying birds in the sky will really add intrigue and unique edge to a landscape.

 

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