Saturday, October 10, 2009

October sunrise over Vancouver, B.C.

The sunrise this morning, Saturday, October 10th, 2009, was spectacular. Many people could be seen taking pictures as the cloud cover started to break up over downtown Vancouver just as the sun was filling the lower cloudless horizon with fire. It was perfect for HDR photography in which you use a tripod in order to take multiple photographs (I usually took 7), each at a different exposure, and then merge them in order to get an enormous tonal range of luminosity, saturation and detail. This technique can often make photographs seem more like paintings.