This third photo in the ‘Dusk at Mentone Pier’ series gets up close and personal with the pier itself. For some reason, the motion of the water between the wooden piles in the foreground fascinated me… combine this with the texture of the wooden piles themselves, and I had a new focal point.
Yes, I got wet taking this photo… I was sitting in the sand at the approximate height of the tide at the time so that I could get down low and as close as possible to the wooden piles. Of course, the tide was still coming in, and so I was engulfed by water for much of the 30 second exposure. The hour long drive home was most uncomfortable in my wet jeans, and I’m a little concerned about the amount of saltwater that got around the legs of my Manfrotto tripod!
For those interested in the technical details: HDR image generated from three exposures (+/-2ev) using Photomatix Pro, then enhanced using Lightroom, Photoshop and Topaz Adjust.
There are a total of four images in this series… please take a moment to view the other three below by clicking on the images:
If you like the ‘Dusk at Mentone Pier’ series, you may also be interested in Dusk at Middle Brighton Baths #3…