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Paradise at the Pier

By Cory Disbrow on May 1st, 2013   |    Posted in:  Daily Disney Photo   |    1 Comment

Today’s photo comes from a lovely blue hour at Disney California Adventure.

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This shot actually has a fun story to go with it. About 15 or 20 minutes before I took this one, I was standing in the Hub at Disneyland taking photographs of the castle with some nice and soft light on it. I turned around and noticed that the blue hour was approaching, and approaching fast. So, I packed everything up and made a beeline for DCA. Waiting for the turnstiles at DCA felt like forever, and once I finally got into the park, I walked very briskly over to Paradise Pier to get some beautiful blue hour work in. These shots are a dime a dozen, but I had never gotten one of my own, so it was high on my list on my last trip out there.

This was 3 exposures shot off of a tripod blended together and then tweaked in Lightroom doing my normal workflow. The colors were a little warmer in my RAW files, so I just toned them down a bit and ended up pretty happy with the result. The shot was taken with the Canon EOS 5D Mark III and the Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM lens, both of which are available at Amazon. As always, if you’re an Amazon shopper, please click the links here within the article, as anything you buy afterwards will help support our site. Thanks for reading!!

1 Comment

  1. Criswell3000   |   May 1, 2013

    I know it’s been done before, but I really like the colors in this one. One of my favorites from this perspective.

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