Notes from the Field, Badwater, Death Valley

Here’s a new Notes from the Field from a recent trip to Death Valley.  I was in the Badwater Salt Flats (lowest elevation in the US: 282 feet below sea level) for sunrise and came away with this shot:

Full details with videos on how I chose this composition, what camera settings I used, and how I post-processed the image after the jump.

Videos are available in 1080p HD, so go ahead and watch ’em full-screen!

Part 1: Composition and Camera Settings

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