Shooting the lagoon at sunset was an exercise in patience and editing definitely had its share of difficulties considering the number of shots, the passage of time and blending it all together to look real. Well if you try that shot and you don’t think it’s hard enough try to do the same thing at night. This is one of the most difficult shots I feel like I’ve ever done. Seriously, it’s legit tough, especially the edit. This shot is comprised of 5 different shots. 2 for a base blend, 1 for the monorail, 1 for the submarine, and an additional shot for the stars (shot at ISO 1600 to capture as many as possible in the light polluted Anaheim sky).
All of last week’s Disneyland shots were pretty easy and straight forward. This one was definitely a step up in the difficulty factor. Let me lay out the details. To start I…