Location:Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast
General location: Australia, South-East Queensland
These guys take their sandcastle building very seriously.
Surfers Paradise's beaches need constant maintenance.
The camera & lens:Camera: Sony RX100 II
Lens: Sony RX100M2 fixed lens 10.4-37.1mm f/1.8-4.9 (28-105mm equivalent) @ 37.1mm
Exposure: 1/1600" @ f/6.3, ISO 160 (0/10)
To brighten the scene: Basic: Exposure +0.3 stops, shadows +70, white clipping +30, black clipping -30, clarity +30, saturation +20
To give the water a bit more zing, it was time for a bit more fine tuning. Switched to HSL panel, set blue saturation +30 and aqua +5.