General location: Australia, South-East Queensland
The Setup:This is a plaque on the front of a government building. There are a few signs on this building, as well as cladding due to renovation works, but this plaque is some metres above eye level.
I had taken this photo a few days before hand, but chose another photo for the day.
The camera & lens:Camera: Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Exposure: 1/320" @ f/71/10, ISO 400
Lightroom - I used a strong contrast curves adjustment (highlights +20, lights +20, darks -20, shadows -40), blacks adjustment (20), then recovery (100) to bring the highlights back under control. I also used clarity +100 to sharpen the edges.
The wash-up:When I originally shot this, it was about an hour earlier in the day, and the shadows were not as long. Also it wasn't quite so hot on the right hand side. Basically the re-take was not as good, but I didn't notice until I got home.
What would you do?
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