A 4 exposure manually blended in Ps picture, from 4 exposures. Done this way to keep the detail in the rocks which a graduated filter would have hidden, but also because I wanted to capture the sun flair which filters would have added a lot of artefacts . Shot 3 exposures for the sky at f22 with no filters, just very clean glass :) , and a final exposure for the foreground and rocks at f11 to maintain good sharpness, for this exposure I used my hand over the lens until no unwanted flair was visible in the foreground then took the shot. Apart from the blend only minimal curves adjustments were made to refine contrast and colour, crop , re-size and output sharpen. The blending is still not 100% perfect, but think I'm getting somewhere to cracking this method .

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