This is another shot from my trip to Atlantic Canada when I visited one of the most amazing places in the world, the Hopewell Rocks. Once again, during the low tide hours, I got to walk at the bottom of the sea. The tide fluctuation reaches 14 meters vertically, making it the place of the highest tides in the world.
At the time when I took the featured shot, the water was not completely gone, making the beach muddy and wet.
Shooting & Processing
In the summer months, the Hopewell Rocks can be extremely crowded making it a very challenging place to photograph. This time I was lucky, there were only a few people on the beach and I knew I could easily mask them in Photoshop later.
I took 3 bracketed shots on a tripod but used only middle exposure for editing.
I used Lightroom Rapid Editing for Landscapes, applying Point Lobos preset first from Landscape Collection and then used TOOLKIT adjustments.
Lightroom Editing Formula: Point Lobos (5, 9, 21, 31, 40)
Deconstructing Featured Photo
Camera: Sony a6000
Lens: Sony 10-18mm
Focal Length: 10mm
Bracketing: 3 (-1, 0, +1)
Tripod: FEISOL Tournament CT-3442 – Check my FEISOL Tournament CT-3442 Review.
Ballhead: FEISOL CB-40D
- Topaz DeNoise was used to reduce digital noise (sky).
- Topaz Clarity was used to enhance details and boost colors (rocks, trees).