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Celtic Ring, Mermaid Quay and the Pierhead - Cardiff Bay

Panos at The Bay

A set of three images, chosen from a Cardiff U3A Photography Group shoot – the last one before Covid-19 lockdown. The theme was “Panoramas”, the location Cardiff Bay. Knowing the location you’re going to gives you the opportunity to do a bit of research on Google Maps to work out exactly the shots you want …

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Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff

An exercise in Black & White, on a very grey day with the U3A Photography Group, and of course reflections too (I used my polarising filter quite a bit) … But not all images benefited from the B&W treatment. For instance this one (with a little bit of colour enhancement) would not have looked as …

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Brains Brewery Yard

Bit of Lightroom work at Brains Brewery

An exercise in cloning and healing, a bit of transformation of the verticals and of course a piece of judicious cropping saw this … … turn into this … … an improvement I think, and an image I’m glad to have captured before the site is closed and the brewery is moved to the outskirts …

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Reflections (before and after)

After processing in Lightroom … … and before processing in Lightroom. The EXIF information about the shot above as taken from the CameraISO 100 1/5sec at f/13 with a Sony A7r and FE 24-70mm F4 OSS lens @ 70mm The post-processing I applied in Lightroom. The first thing I did was rather unusual for me, after …

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