Saturday, October 23, 2010

Photo of the Day: "At the End of Day"

Nikon D90, Nikkor 18-55 I, 18mm, f6.3, 30 sec. (not 1/30 sec.). ISO 200, landscape scene mode, matrix meter with aperture priority program and -2/3EV exposure compensation. Post processing included turning down the lights a bit, some color work and the application of a strong contrast color curve. Unfortunately, the straightening nixed the one star, top center below. This was taken about here, looking almost due south. The original:

1 comment:

Kathie Leung said...

As an abstract piece of art, I like the retouched picture. But I prefer, as a landscape photograph, the original, unretouched one. It's one of those less-is-more things just in reverse.