General location: Australia, South-East Queensland
The Setup:BBQ at Shawn & Rachael's, fireworks started going off somewhere near. Everyone held their kids in the air to watch them.
The camera & lens:Camera: Canon EOS 650D
Lens: Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX-DC @ 30mm
Exposure: 1/30" @ f/2.0, ISO 6400
Lightroom 5 -
- Convert to B&W
- Low contrast curve
- Black clipping +15, shadows +100 (to lighten the dark areas and cut off the histogram)
- Assemble on canvas (two layers)
- Black background
What would you do?
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