The Rio Grande in its muscular state, before being tamed by a series of downstream lakes. The vantage point is a spot between Embudo and Taos, just off highway 68, in northern New Mexico. Taken 10 – 15 minuted after sunset.
Pentax K5, 4 shot HDR compilation. Variable shutter speeds ranging from 4 – to 13 seconds at f/8, ISO 200. Tamron 18 – 200mm at 18mm. Merged in Photomatix Pro, reopened as a RAW file in Adobe Camera Raw, final contrast, brightness and sharpness corrections using OnOne PhotoTools. Ctopped for pano in 3:1 ratio (7 by 21) using Paint Shop Pro.