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Seaside Abode
Seaside Abode
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Challenge: Free Study 2012-01 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Tokina AF 11-16mm f/2.8 116 AT-X Pro DX for Nikon
Location: Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, South Africa
Date: Jan 30, 2012
Aperture: f/13
ISO: 100
Shutter: 30 seconds
Date Uploaded: Jan 30, 2012

Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.

Taken at the 13mm end of the lens. Used a 3-stop graduated neutral density filter to hold back exposure in the sky and a 3-stop neutral density filter to increase exposure time.

RAW conversion in Lightroom, noise reduction, resize, sharpen and save for web.

Statistics
Place: 58 out of 287
Avg (all users): 6.2635
Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 6.0654
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Views since voting: 349
Views during voting: 269
Votes: 148
Comments: 5
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AuthorThread
02/08/2012 02:03:55 AM
Hi Konrad. Take the skew buildings away and this would (again) be right up there. May I suggest trying another but get the building perspective straight and see how it would do? Advanced editing allows it I think. Or shoot more sky and less earth, to get the buildings in the middle of the frame where there's less distortion. I thought long and hard before getting my Tokina 12-24mm f/4 ATC PRO DX due it's distortion, but then I seldom photograph buildings with it. I prefer to use the 28mm DG Sigma (=42mm on DX) for that. Saves me PP :)
 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/04/2012 06:25:43 PM
Love the portrait wide angle. Great shot :) 9
02/04/2012 11:16:45 AM
great colors 7
02/04/2012 04:35:04 AM
Very nice colors!
02/02/2012 07:22:13 AM
Good exposure and composition,I like it.


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