The featured photo is from my latest driving trip to Atlantic Canada. I took it in one of my favorite places, Hopewell Rocks which is located in New Brunswick province of Canada.
What makes Hopewell Rocks famous is the tides. They reach the incredible 14 meters in vertical elevation, making them the highest tides in the world.
In Hopewell Rocks, you can rent a kayak in the morning and explore the cliffs of the Bay of Fundy. And, in the afternoon, when tide reaches the lowest point you can walk at the bottom of the see.
It is probably one of the most rewarding spots for hiking and photography.
When I reached the rocky area of the hike, it became very slippery and I was struggling to find a stable spot for my tripod. From that point on I kept shooting handheld.
Editing & Processing
It was a single RAW processing workflow.
First, I used the Crop Overlay tool to straighten the horizon.
I started with Shark Cove preset from my Landscape Collection. Then I used TOOLKIT to open up the shadows in the foreground and boost the Contrast.
The Lightroom Preset Editing Formula: Point Lobos (5, 21, 32)
Finally, I used my new favorite Lightroom feature, the Range Mask to make the sky area darker without affecting the trees and the cliff.
Total Time: 12min