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“Passing Storms”

© 2018 Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott

As early summer storms start to roll through our area, they leave in their wake some of the most 

interesting light of the year along with frequently beautiful sunsets. I’m a big fan of the “scalloped” look in the sky in these kinds of lighting conditions. I was at an event when someone mentioned the sunset outside was beautiful. I quickly said my goodbyes and disappeared. I found an open field where I could frame the beautiful sky and accent the foreground with a few daisies in a rich field of green. I actually shot bracketed exposures, but I found that I was able to get an image I was delighted with by just using a single frame where I recovered the shadows – a real strength of the Sony a7R3. The final result is a nicely balanced background and foreground. A welcome gift from passing storms! | #photodujour #dustinabbott #photography #sony #a7R3 #laowa #15mmF2 #zeroD

Technical Info | Sony a7R3 + Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero D


Gear Used:
Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/2: B&H Photo | Amazon | Amazon.ca | Amplis Foto (use code AMPLIS52018DA to get 5% off | Amazon UK
Sony a7R III Camera: B&H Photo | Amazon | Amazon.ca | Amazon UK  | Ebay
Peak Design Slide Lite:  Peak Design StoreB&H Photo | Amazon | Amazon Canada | Amazon UK

BenQ SW271 4K Photo Editing Monitor – B&H Photo  | Amazon | Amazon.ca | Amazon UK
Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud 1-Year Subscription
Alien Skin Exposure X2 (Use Code “dustinabbott” to get 10% anything and everything)

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