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Solemnity

Posted by
shoti (somewhere in, China) on 19 June 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Mt. Pinatubo, Tarlac
Philippines

This is what's inside the crater of Mt. Pinatubo. This is what's left after it collapsed in 1991 following its' series of eruptions. I've been dreaming all my life to see this place. When we arrived there, it was love at first sight.

NIKON D90 1/60 second F/16.0 ISO 320 12 mm

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MARIANA from waterloo, Canada

YEs, this is really gorgeous place ! Glad you came there :)) Beautiful picture !

19 Jun 2009 2:31pm

stormtrooper from Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

I wonder how it looks like during sunrise / sunset. Lovely scene.

19 Jun 2009 3:10pm

NataliaDiazMilabo from Bacolod, Philippines

nice...!

19 Jun 2009 9:28pm

NataliaDiazMilabo from Bacolod, Philippines

Hi Edwin, you've got amazing photos...congrats & enjoy.

19 Jun 2009 9:43pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

AMAZING. a glorious shot!

22 Jun 2009 4:47am

Xavier from Troyes, France

Wonderful sight ! Colors are amazing !

25 Jun 2009 6:33pm

Yonatan from Bronx, United States

Absolutely gorgeous capture. I LOVE your inclusion of the sweeping greens on the right leading the eye to the center of the crater. Stunning!

26 Jun 2009 2:22am

Mone from Sevilla, Spain

Edwin, I´m just impressed. I already started on this, and I would like to learn a bit. How do you get this colours?? Processing the imagin iIsuppose. Is it like that? Excellent composition

8 Jul 2009 10:45pm

@Mone: Mone, Thanks for the kind words.

As far as I remember, this photo came straight out of the camera. maybe slight adjustment on levels, but I dunno. The thing is you should be at the right place at the right time. for example, the best times to take photographs of landscape are from 5am-8am and 4pm-7(or 8 in some places)pm. you also have to be at the right place, the sun should face your subject. you could further adjust the saturation or levels of the colors in photoshop if you're not contented with the results. I shot this one as JPEG file so it's already processed in the camera. if you shoot RAW, I think you really need to post process it.

have a nice day! :)

simplicity from China

it's incredible and so are you! Congrats!

19 Oct 2009 4:49pm

NIKON D90
1/60 second
F/16.0
ISO 320
12 mm

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