Image taken Friday, March 15, 2013. Posted Tuesday, April 9, 2013
License: CC-BY-NC-SA (What does this mean?)



Brisbane City
General location: Australia, South-East Queensland

The Setup:

I came here to shoot another reflection but got this instead.

The camera & lens:

Camera: Canon EOS 650D
Lens: Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 USM IS @ 15mm
Filters: Polariser
Exposure: 1/400" @ f/9, ISO 100 (M)

Post processing:

Lightroom 4 -

  1. Preset: B&W Look 5, which uses desaturation to get a B&W image, with shadow levels -15, temp +60 and tint +25.
  2. Exposure +0.4 stops, shadows +100, black clipping +10
  3. Curves: darks -40
  4. Colour mix: blue -90, to darken the sky

What would you do?

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