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Dorgan House at Dusk

The Dorgan House at Dusk. One of my favorite locations at Big Bend National Park. I took this photo in the fall of 2017. To the left is Santa Elena Canyon. The fire in the fireplace is not real. I took some dead brush and put an LED tea light inside to simulate a fire. It worked better than I expected. There was enough ambient light to provide lighting for the house and the foreground. I don’t recall using any other type of artificial lighting.

Dorgan House at Dusk
Dorgan House at Dusk

This image was taken with my Canon EOS 5D Mark IV using my Irix 15mm f/2.4 Blackstone night lens. The camera was set on Manual mode with the aperture set at f/2.8, shutter speed at 30 seconds and the ISO set at 3200. I used a tripod for stability. This is a single image processed using Lightroom.

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2 thoughts on “Dorgan House at Dusk”

  1. Terry, it’s good to see you posting again. I love these night shots you’ve posted over the last few days, they look great. And really nice touch illuminating the fireplace. Such a small thing, easily overlooked, but it’s that sort of detail that can make a photo really stand out. Nicely done.

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