Golden hour evening sunlight, in early spring, bathes the hills above Merrivale and Walkhampton Common below. Snow dusts some of the higher ground in the distance. Leedon Tor, Ingra Tor. King’s Tor, Pew Tor, Heckwood Tor and Vixen Tor can be seen in the near distance.
An elegant Indian blue peacock (Pavo cristatus) roosting on a lofty perch. Pentax K-x Sigma 55-200mm focal length = 133mm f/5.6 1/350 second ISO-200 Matrix metering pattern Pseudo-HDR from 3 Split-RAW processed TIFF files (-2, 0, +2 ev equivalents) using Photomatix Pro 3.26. Further subtle finishing touches in Lightroom 3.26 and Photoshop 6.0 Thanks for looking :)
"The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope." Frank Lloyd Wright Lobster boats 'Charlotte' and 'Allora' moored on the beach harbour of Inner Hope Cove. The cliffs on the far side of the bay are part of the Bolt Tail headland Pentax K-x Pentax 18-55mm SMC/ DAL lens (at 20mm) Hoya circular polarizer f/8 at ISO-200 HDR image from 7 manually bracketed RAW files (-3, -2, -1, 0, +1, +2, +3 ev) using Photomatix Pro 3.26