Ruahine Dawn Panorama

Sunrise looking almost directly east over southern Hawkes Bay from the top of the Ruahine mountain range
Nikon D90, Nikkon 24-70 f/2.8 lens, Velbon Sherpa Pro CF 740 carbon fibre tripod, Velbon PHD-61Q tilt/pan head
ISO 200, 24mm, f/11, 2-13 seconds exposures, aperture priority mode, manual focus, tripod mounted, cable shutter release
2 Images blended in Photomatix Pro for each half of the panorama for highlight and shadow enhancement – four images in total. Each blended image sharpened, light and colour adjusted in Capture NX2, 2 images stitched together in Photoshop Elements 6.

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