Sunrise over the Haleakala crater in Maui, Hawaii

© Tim Poitevin

Sunrise over the Haleakala crater in Maui, Hawaii

Uploaded: February 16, 2011


Just as the sun rises over Maui you can grab a great exposure of the Haleakala crater, the highest point on the island. This was a seven exposure HDR merge, to keep the highlights in the fog and rocks, while keeping the sky from overexposing. There are zero saturation, curves or level adjustments here, just a great job by Photomatix to create the HDR with standard tone mapping! Nikon D300 with Sigma 10-20mm lens at 10mm, f/11.


Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 06, 2011

This is such and eye catching and incredible image Tim. Perfect timing and light. A fav! #1358604

Tim Poitevin March 08, 2011

Thank you Donna, I really appreciate that you took the time to comment! It was a great morning to take a shot... a little luck never hurts in photography :) #9280146

Merna L. Nobile March 21, 2011

Yes, you heard right! Congratulations you are a winner! Merna #9306490

Dennis Behm March 23, 2011

Beautiful image, Tim! Congratulations. #9313392

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