The internet is unquestionably full of sunset photos, all stunning in their own right. But every once in a while you come across a real knockout. Tobias Richter, for example, has taken this standout image of the sun beginning to retreat into the horizon over the Lofoten archipelago in Norway:
Richter managed to create this beauty on a Canon 5D Mark II, using a focal length of 16mm, while setting his aperture to f/16 at a low ISO of 50. The shutter speed was a lengthy full second long. Richter says he uses either a neutral density or graduated neutral density filter in nearly all of his images to help achieve lower shutter speeds and a higher dynamic range.
“It is my intent to capture the beauty of untouched nature…”
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