Image taken Wednesday, August 14, 2013. Posted Monday, September 30, 2013
License: CC-BY-NC-SA (What does this mean?)


A person running on a beach against the early morning sun.


Miami Beach, Gold Coast
General location: Australia, South-East Queensland

The Setup:

While on my running odyssey, I rested for a few minutes at the half-way point at Miami Beach. Shot into the sun and iPhone auto-exposed for the whole scene. This is cropped from the overexposed middle of the photo.

The camera & lens:

Camera: iPhone 4
Lens: iPhone 4 fixed lens (30mm equivalent) @ 3.85mm
Exposure: 1/1800" @ f/2.8, ISO 80

Post processing:

Lightroom 5 -

  1. Crop
  2. Highlights -30, white clipping -15, black clipping -85, clarity +3

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