One of my first questions to taxi driver was, how do you keep the birds from getting to the fish? He had a couple of responses but I like this best, "You shoot one of the gulls and hang it on a pole for all his friends to see".
Located between the cities of Ramberg and Fredvang, this matterhorn like pinnacle rises 1300 feet, past the connecting bridge of the two cities. This is a 6 image panorama, edited in LR CC, PS CC, and Topaz Clarity for contast details.
This kinds of sums up our morning shoot today. Woke up at 4:30 to find out at 5:45 that the weather will be rain/snow/wind until later this afternoon. Not that I wanted some down time but it was needed. Besides, who wants to go out get cold and wet.
3 mintue exposure that brings out the flowing clouds against the mountains. The reflection gives me the visualization of a street roadster. Post-processing included Nik Silver Efex Pro 2 where I selected a Cyanotype tone.
This is a composite panorama of 12 different shots. Each shot was for 15 sec @ f/2.8 ISO1600. Images were merged together in PS4. The Superstition Mountains are being highlighted by the greater Phoenix city lights. The horizon light to the left is from the morning sunrise and the light to the right is from city sodium lights.