Sightseeing at Enchanted Rock

As many of you know the Spring 2011 Texas Landscape Safari has been scheduled for April 25th – 28th, 2011 and one of the locations we’ll be photographing is Enchanted Rock State Natural Area near Fredericksburg, Texas.

Enchanted Rock (Topo Map)

The trails around and up Enchanted Rock offer hundreds of great photographic opportunities under the right conditions. Early morning can be amazing time to photograph the unique geology of this area but late evening is when the light becomes something special.

From the top of Enchanted Rock you can literally see the Texas Hill Country for miles and miles in every direction. One of my favorite things to do in this beautiful park is to climb to the peak and watch the skies for thunderstorms building in the north. But even on a quiet evening, the sunset from atop Enchanted Rock is a sight not to be missed.

Sightseeing

Sightseeing at Enchanted Rock – Fredericksburg, Texas
Copyright © 2010 Jeff Lynch Photography
Shot taken with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II set on aperture (Av) priority using an EF 17-40mm f/4L USM lens tripod mounted. The exposure was taken at 40mm, f/16 for 1/5th of a second at ISO 50 with a Singh-Ray warming polarizer filter. Post capture processing was done in Adobe’s Lightroom 3.

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