Zoom in to spot the:
- Cow with curly fur,
- Bird of prey (a Buzzard, I think),
- Things I haven’t noticed (??).
I did downscale this image to 6144x2048 so some of the above might be hard(er) to find.
Finally! After days of force 5-6 winds, rain and overall greyness there was a window of good weather this morning to shoot a panorama that I had in mind for a while.
Some info about this shot:
- Shot with: Nikon D750 + a Nikkor AF-S 85mm 1.4G
- f11, 1/80s, ISO 100
- Panorama: 9 shots (portrait)
- Post processed with: Hugin + RawTherapee
- Original image size: 129.5 MP / 22731x5697 (~ 4:1)
- Image after processing: 97.3 MP / 17091x5697 (3:1)
This is my first serious panorama and I did notice something of which I’m not sure if I did something wrong or if this is to be expected when shooting wider panoramas.
If you look at the sky you can see that the colour slowly desaturates. In the posted image this is most notable when looking from the copse of trees in the foreground (my original centre point) to the left. But in the full panorama it is visible to both sides.
Initially I though that I forgot to remove my polarizing filter (I did not), nor did I use any other filter.
This panorama was shot in the following way:
- Shots taken at 10:20. Sun, still low in the sky, almost parallel with my left shoulder.
- The copse of trees was the centre point (shot 5), I focused on the tree trunks and then disabled auto focus.
- Exposure, for the highlights, was determined by the white of the cow, manually dialled in and not changed in between the 9 shots.
- Shot from left to right with a 45/50% overlap, with not more then roughly 1 second between each shot.
- All this, of course, from a tripod.
So, why does this desaturation thing happen?