Last Light  by grizzlysghost

Last Light

Ten second exposure of evening light over Lake McDonald and Glacier National Park, Montana.

Please view LARGE if you have a chance (the small magnifying glass above the image). Thanks!

PP 7 January 2014
T20 #4, Week 187, 10 January 2014
WOW, fav! And I didn't even have to see it large. I want to go there someday. You are the best tourism worker in your state!
January 6th, 2014  
Gorgeous! Beautiful moody feel!
January 6th, 2014  
Meg
This is very pretty! I agree with Amanda, you could definitely work for tourism.
January 6th, 2014  
@amandal Haha, thanks Amanda! This place is beautiful year-around! :)
January 6th, 2014  
Class as ever. Fav
January 6th, 2014  
Wonderful shot Aaron.
January 6th, 2014  
Beautiful!!
January 6th, 2014  
SO stunning and beautiful! :)
January 6th, 2014  
KT
Wow that's amazing! Unbelievable.
January 6th, 2014  
Stunningly beautiful! Love the purples!
January 6th, 2014  
Instant FAV. Totally stunning!!!
January 6th, 2014  
Love it Aaron!!
January 6th, 2014  
FAV breathtaking........
January 6th, 2014  
It's does look cold, but it's a beautiful cold with those snow-capped mountains set amid the gorgeous blues and purples.
January 6th, 2014  
this is unreal!!
January 6th, 2014  
stunning scenery, great shot.
Is this the outcoming for the set up you posted a couple of days ago?
January 6th, 2014  
Stunning shot, wonderful tones!
January 6th, 2014  
BEautiful! Is this just one picture or do you stack multiples? I think I have a pretty stunning view from my house and I'd love to capture a shot like this but I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I definitely need to slow the shut down. Any suggestions??
January 6th, 2014  
Superb Aaron.....What an amazing place! Fav :)
January 6th, 2014  
A stunning shot, the composition and POV just draw you in! FAV!
January 6th, 2014  
so good and an instant FAV!
January 6th, 2014  
Beautiful Aaron.
January 6th, 2014  
Beautiful shot love the effect of the long exposure on the water. Very tranquil. On my bucket list to visit one day.
January 6th, 2014  
This is fantastic!! fav
January 6th, 2014  
Just so beautiful. What a joy to view. Fav!
January 6th, 2014  
Ed
Each time... Wow... this looks like a painting... wow!
January 6th, 2014  
One of my favs, this is a great picture!
January 6th, 2014  
Fav'd before I even get to comment. Aaron this is spectacular simply breathtaking.
January 6th, 2014  
Absolutely stunning! I could look at this scene all day! Fav!
January 6th, 2014  
@worldthrumycamera Thanks! While this is in Glacier Park (like the other), this is in a different place!
January 6th, 2014  
@kwind Thanks! It's just one shot; here's the short story! ;) I wanted as much depth as I could get, so I closed my aperture as tightly as possible on this lens (f/22). I also wanted as little grain as possible, so I set my ISO to 50. With those two settings, my shutter speed was 10 seconds (because it was getting pretty dark by now). I was okay with this because I knew it would smooth out the rough water, and I was pretty secure on my tripod. All of those factors lead to a pretty solid base image that required only a little bit of work post. My rule of thumb for landscapes; dof is the priority, then ISO, then shutter. If no tripod, then it's dof-shutter-ISO. Always go for dof for landscapes :)
January 6th, 2014  
Beautiful shot :-)
January 6th, 2014  
breathtaking shot and scenery!
January 6th, 2014  
@grizzlysghost Thanks, Aaron. That helps a lot.
January 6th, 2014  
Gorgeous Aaron.
January 6th, 2014  
Gorgeous!
January 6th, 2014  
Lovely - there's just something mystical about those long exposures, isn't there?
January 6th, 2014  
Wow. Absolutely gorgeous.
January 6th, 2014  
Wow! Stunning!
January 6th, 2014  
Stunning view!
January 6th, 2014  
Oh, that is seriously gorgeous! FAVE!
January 6th, 2014  
Gorgeous! fav
January 6th, 2014  
Stunning!
January 6th, 2014  
Stunning!! Beautiful tones!! FAV!!
January 6th, 2014  
That's proper winter. Go on then fav
January 6th, 2014  
Wow.
January 6th, 2014  
Beautiful.
January 6th, 2014  
Great shot...!
January 6th, 2014  
So gorgeous!
January 6th, 2014  
spectacular. fav
January 6th, 2014  
Very moody. Love the contrast in colours. Fav.
January 6th, 2014  
S
Gorgeous!
January 6th, 2014  
wow, so pretty. amazing shot!
January 6th, 2014  
fav - breathtaking MUST be viewed large!
January 6th, 2014  
Stunning
January 6th, 2014  
Fabulous.
January 6th, 2014  
amazing, you were just in luck for some seriously good light conditions and colors.
January 6th, 2014  
Oh Aaron! Here I am faving your shots again because they are all just so pretty!
January 6th, 2014  
@dishaparekh176 Haha, thanks Disha, I don't mind :)
January 6th, 2014  
Just stunning! Fav
January 6th, 2014  
Stunning! Fav!
January 6th, 2014  
I love the blues. Fav
January 6th, 2014  
Breathtaking. Fav
January 6th, 2014  
AC
I'm jealous...of the view and your skills!
January 6th, 2014  
Another beauty
January 7th, 2014  
mate this is superb...
January 7th, 2014  
Sue
Mystical!
January 7th, 2014  
amazing scene and love the colors. fav.
January 7th, 2014  
Simply beautiful
January 7th, 2014  
Mac
Glorious. It must be wondrously silent there.
January 7th, 2014  
@riverlandphotos It definitely is! When the water is very still you can hear wolves howling in the northern end of the lake; very cool!
January 7th, 2014  
Mac
I can hear it now (when not medicated). The last vestige of wilderness.
January 7th, 2014  
Another gorgeous scene. The long exposure makes the lake surface look ice-like.
January 7th, 2014  
This is absolutely gorgeous!!! Just amazing... I would love to visit Montana sometime! I'll live vicariously through your photos until I make it out there! :)
January 7th, 2014  
Ohhh, and a definite fav!!
January 7th, 2014  
Caz
Spectacular, love the tones.....fav
January 7th, 2014  
Fav absolutely stunning! You are such an artist!
January 7th, 2014  
fav
January 7th, 2014  
sumptuous. fav.
January 7th, 2014  
Stunning shot - instant fav. As a newbie I have been having a peek at all your work and its all so beautiful, artisitc and creative. Love it :)
January 7th, 2014  
Just perfect Aaron
January 7th, 2014  
Brilliant composition! Thanks for sharing your method and giving us such a gorgeous look at Glacier! Fav and follow! I was there two years ago- thick clouds and rain completely obscured the view. Never got past Lake MacDonald. Can't wait to return.
January 7th, 2014  
@rhianne Thanks Rhianne, and welcome to 365!
January 7th, 2014  
Really gorgeous and a fave! Thanks for sharing how you did this, Aaron. This year my goal is to learn more about the basics so I don't have to rely so heavily on auto and post production. I'm a slow learner, so it will take time. But, that's ok. With photos like this to savor, it'll be a pleasure! ;)
January 7th, 2014  
Stunning!
January 7th, 2014  
Stunning and fav!
January 7th, 2014  
Can I say stunning and FAV too - perfect tones, just perfect !
January 7th, 2014  
WOW
January 7th, 2014  
Beautiful
January 8th, 2014  
Wow, stunning shot, a FAV for sure.
January 8th, 2014  
This is stunningly beautiful! Fav!
January 8th, 2014  
Gorgeous shot!
January 8th, 2014  
Fav - couldn't be anything else
January 8th, 2014  
This is wonderful.
January 8th, 2014  
Absolutely breathtaking image!
January 8th, 2014  
Love the atmosphere in this shot, the stone in the water and the shapes of th mountains.
January 8th, 2014  
Beautiful!
January 8th, 2014  
Stunning! : ) fav
January 8th, 2014  
Wow, amazingly beautiful. Fav.
January 8th, 2014  
AC
I recently completed my first year with 365. On my anniversary, I made the PP... it was right next to this image... I am tickled pink!
January 9th, 2014  
@3rdxoff Haha, thanks! And congrats!
January 9th, 2014  
wow! fav!
January 9th, 2014  
wow ... I mean seriously wow ... and wow again .. Fav!
January 10th, 2014  
wow. just wow.
January 10th, 2014  
A stunning image Aaron and an instant fav! Congrats on TT and a very belated Happy New Year.
January 10th, 2014  
Caz
Congrats on TT X 2 , Aaron ! Very well deserved, both images are stunnning :)
January 10th, 2014  
cover picture....wow...second fav,... in one minute
January 11th, 2014  
Double TT -- always so well deserved! I do love your photos of Glacier and surrounds.
January 11th, 2014  
Congratulations on the double TT. The light on the mountains makes this one worth coming back to again and again. I thought I had faved it before, and it gets one now.
January 11th, 2014  
Congratulations Aaron on a very well deserved Top Twenty! +F
January 11th, 2014  
love!!!
January 13th, 2014  
Breathtaking capture....!!!!
January 14th, 2014  
Gorgeous!
January 15th, 2014  
I have a lot to catch up with. Look at that!! Fav! Gorgeoussssssss!
January 16th, 2014  
Fabulous Aaron. Congratulations.
January 21st, 2014  
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