I’ve already featured the similar view in my earlier tutorial How to Use Telephoto Lens Creatively.
On the day I took this photo I was testing the brand new Canon 70-200 mm telephoto lens. This photos is another demonstration on how the focal length changes the perspective in our photographs. Because I was shooting with the long focal length of 109mm on cropped sensor (equivalent of 170mm on full frame) the 1.5 km wide Saint Lawrence river looks like a narrow stream.
Shooting & Processing
I took 3 bracketed shots on a tripod (-1, 0, +1). To edit the final photo I only used one exposure. The HDR techniquewas not necessary because the light was not very dynamic. I used Lightroom Preset Based Workflow where I applied various Lightroom presets to the image and selected the best looking version. I Preset used: End of Summer from Landscape Collection. [Read more…]