Morning Glimmer with Joshua Haller

Words and photos by Joshua Haller
Edited by Eryka Bagwell

"When I biked to Lake Whatcom for sunrise, I wasn’t too sure what to expect. I thought I would get some nice color, but I didn’t expect this. As I was walking along the shore, I saw this circle of stones that I knew I could use as a focus point in the foreground. I knew that there would be a misty feel to the water because of all the movement and a light wind that had just begun to pick up."

"Due to the low angle I was shooting from with my Platypod eXtreme, I couldn’t really get a good idea of what the final shots would look like or what content I was getting. I was mainly focused on capturing the rocks in focus. So, it wasn’t until I got back to the big screen and was reviewing shots that I saw that I had gotten this incredible light as the sun rose over the hills." ⁠

"'Morning Glimmer' is part of my Bellingham personal project where I was biking around for sunrise & sunset photos."


Camera Settings: 121 second exposure at f/22, ISO 100
Gear used: Platypod eXtreme; Canon 6D; Canon 24-70mm f/2.8; LEE 100 System (Big Stopper, Holder & Adaptor Ring); Manfrotto XPRO ball head; Pebble remote trigger
Software Used: Lightroom Classic with some Photoshop to remove lens flare and a few imperfections

To view more of Joshua's work visit his website here



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