The Needles is a rock formation on the western tip of the Isle of White. As a
tourist attraction it's a busy place at peak times - but not so much on a late
This image came from three bracketed ±2 shots at f/8, combined using
Luminance HDR before being taken into Paint Shop Pro X for some quick
This photo was taken whilst being driven along the A3055 on the only sunny day
of a trip last November to the Isle of Wight. My D750 and 24-140 F/4 lens were
both new at that point, and I was seeing how well they worked.
With the camera set to Aperture priority at f/8, ISO 400, I spotted the potential
and waited a brief moment to allow the cyclist to reach the right position before
trusting the vibration reduction and auto-focus, and they didn't let me down.
Whilst the camera succesfully captured the moment, post-processing was required
to reproduce the image above. If you're interesting in seeing the steps I took,