Challenge: The Awwwww Effect (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D800
Lens: Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
Location: Lake Washington, Washington, USA
Date: Apr 13, 2014
Shutter: Various ~ 1/2000
Date Uploaded: Apr 20, 2014
I’m sure the creators of the DPC world meant the “Awwwww Effect” to refer to puppies, children, lovers, flowers, and thusly, this is probably a shoehorn. But I loved the sunset, and it made me say “Awwwww.” With 5 w’s I might add.
As best I can do it, I’ve edited this to match exactly what I saw. We get great sunsets, here; lousy thunderstorms and never lightning; but great sunsets.
I suppose some will question leaving a small sliver of lake at the bottom. For the record, it was by choice. You may not have made the same choice.
When I finished editing this, it was 6000 pixels long. Resizing to 800 is a Crime Against Nature. C’mon DPC – join the 20th century, or at least the 21st century.
• Merge to HDR (Photomatix)
• Straighten (PSCC)
• Brighten (PSCC Curves Layer)
• Contrast (OnOne Perfect Effects)
• Crop (PSCC)
• Resize (OnOne Perfect Resize)
• Sharpen (PSCC USM)
• Save for Web (PSCC)
• Date: 2014.04.13 9:29 PM PDT (29 minutes past rollover EDT)
• Camera: Nikon D800E
• Lens: Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
• ISO: 100
• Aperture: f/3.5
• Shutter: Various ~ 1/2000
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