Mt Ruapehu Dusk

Another sun has set behind the mighty Ruapehu volcano mountain in the Tongariro National Park, viewed across the Desert Road main highway north from Waiouru.
Nikon D7000, Nikkon 24-70 f/2.8 lens, Velbon Sherpa Pro CF 740 carbon fibre tripod, Velbon PHD-61Q tilt/pan head
ISO 100, 70mm, f/11, 1/4 seconds exposure, aperture priority mode, ,manual focus in live view,
Sharpened, light and colour adjusted in Lightroom 3, a blend of the original and an exposure adjusted copy of the original to better balance the highlights of sunset with the foreground detail, in Photomatix Pro.

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