Image taken Friday, January 25, 2013. Posted Sunday, May 26, 2013
License: CC-BY-NC-SA (What does this mean?)


Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
General location: Australia, South-East Queensland

The Setup:

This is the McWhirters building at Fortitude Valley. Look up and see! This was an experiment in perspective correction.

The camera & lens:

Camera: Canon EOS 650D
Lens: Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 USM IS @ 15mm
Exposure: 1/800" @ f/3.5, ISO 100 (0/1)

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. Highlights -100, shadows +80, white clipping -100, black clipping -100
  3. Curves: Lights +40
  4. Lens correction (Manual): Vertical -40

What would you do?

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