Sunset on the Neuse River

The first thing we wanted to do after arriving in New Bern was to get out and shoot something. It was almost sunset so we headed to a nearby spot on the Neuse River. The light was fading quickly and we really weren’t expecting much, maybe a few sunset silhouette shots but that was it.

As the sun dipped below the horizon across the river the light turned to gold. Everything took on a completely different mood for a few minutes. I think all three of us were able to capture something that made the it a worthwhile stop.

Google Maps Info: 35.145915, -77.047677

Gear: Canon EOS 6D, Canon EF 24-105mm

Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4, OnOne Software Perfect Photo Suite 7

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  1. Jimi Jones March 22, 2013 at 5:58 AM #

    I certainly agree with the others here, the light in this image is outstanding.

    The shape of that tree and the amazing light was just begging to be captured and you did a fine job indeed.
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  2. edith Levy March 21, 2013 at 2:13 PM #

    Beautiful light and composition Curt.
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  3. Len Saltiel March 21, 2013 at 7:44 AM #

    Love that great light Curt. Excellent composition.
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  4. Jim Denham March 21, 2013 at 7:26 AM #

    That is just a lovely light Curt and the tree is very interesting too in how the moss hangs form it! Well done!

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