This photo was from my recent trip to California. We spent time in Yosemite, Monterey/Pacific Grove, Highway 1 and Los Angles. We covered a lot of ground with a lot of beautiful locations. This photo might be my favorite from the trip.It was a cloudy day with rain on and off. A day like this might seem like one without much of a sunset, but often I find the opposite to be true. A crowd started to gather along the road facing west. It was a brief but beautiful sunset.I process this photograph several ways. I ended up doing all of the color corrections in LR4 including a graduated filter to even out the sky. Even after this work I decided to run it through Photomatix Pro with a single image. I found excellent color and exposure results. Part of the reason I love this photo is for the scene and the color. But also because I really like how it came out after processing. I hope you enjoy it too!

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