Taken 19-Jun-15
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Keywords:poppy, poppies, poppy field, red, flower, flowers, wild flowers, petal, petals, nature, sunset, sunlight, field, light, england, uk, falmer, woodingdean, brighton, sussex, west sussex, colour, color, green, blue, sky, clouds, flowering, Britain, Europe, agriculture, hills, downs, south downs, zoom, lens, sigma, Sony, sun, pic, picture, dslr, topaz, dslra700, summer, june
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Dimensions5309 x 3524
Original file size12.2 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken19-Jun-15 19:01
Date modified24-Jun-15 17:16
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Camera makeSONY
Camera modelDSLR-A700
Focal length10 mm
Focal length (35mm)15 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/500 at f/8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto bracket
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom0x
Poppy Field Sky Hole

Poppy Field Sky Hole

This shot is the last of the sequence taken at a Poppy Field just south of Falmer near Brighton on the West Sussex coast, UK. For full details of the exact location see the first image in this series at https://www.flickr.com/photos/edwinjones/18801022079/in/dateposted-public/

I was taking macro images when I saw this pattern in the sky developing and quickly switched to the camera with a wide angle lens and took some 3 shot sequences for HDR. The picture was taken with a Sony A700 with a Sigma 10-20mm lens at 10mm. Taken handheld. 3 raw images 2EV spacing. Outputted in Photomatix using detail enhancer and a stronger HDR than I usually go for to really bring out the detail in the clouds. I then used a Photoshop Saturation adjustment layer to bring down the reds and blues which were excessive.

I used Topaz DeNoise and then Topaz Clarity