Image taken Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Posted Saturday, April 26, 2014
License: CC-BY-NC-SA (What does this mean?)


A man in a motorised bathtub.


Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast
General location: Australia, South-East Queensland

The Setup:

Surfers Paradise Festival parade. This was part of a group of people in motorised bathtubs. They obviously inspired by Mario Kart, but different enough to avoid corporate bad things.

The camera & lens:

Camera: Sony RX100 II
Lens: Sony RX100M2 fixed lens 10.4-37.1mm f/1.8-4.9 (28-105mm equivalent) @ 10.4mm
Exposure: 1/200" @ f/1.8, ISO 3200 (0/10)

Post processing:

Lightroom 5 -

  1. Crop
  2. Basic: Exposure +0.2 stops, shadows +100
  3. Spot adjustment on subject's face, shadows +!00 (to lighten his face enough, without making him into a ghost)
  4. Noise reduction: Luminance +25, detail +100
  5. Post crop vignette: highlight priority (default), amount -30

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