Hendaya. Photo By Alan Schaeffer


. Photo By Alan Schaeffer

I took this shot on Hendaya, french city near Spain around Basque Country famous for been the meeting point between Hitler and Franco on World War 2.

I took it on december 26, a frozen sunday perfect for go for a walk along the beach, the sky was wonderful with beautiful clouds, I tryed to find a piece of sand full of footprints,then I wait until the sun was near the horizon and nobody was walking near. I configured my camera braketting settings on 1/20, 1/40, 1/80 to obtain a HDR image.

At home I merged the three images with photomatix, then I tryed to obtain a nice colour on photoshop but I wasn’t really sure about what I got and finally decided to process it with a degradation map..

You can view Hendaya on Flickr, and more of Alan Schaeffer’s photostream on Flickr where he continues to publish most of his work.

Alan Schaeffer’s Gear:

  • Canon EOS400D
  • Peleng 8mm Lens
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