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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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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All in focus

Waterfall experiments

If you look through my Galleries or Albums you will soon realise I rather like taking pictures of rivers, waterfalls, and the like. It’s obviously a throwback to my days as a fluvial geomorphologist and hydrologist. I think I’ve just about got the “silky” water effect cracked now, although when you’re short of light to start with,

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Whoopee! Another Lightroom feature discovered

This is not a great picture, especially since my sister is in the middle of it :-), but I’m celebrating the discovery (by accident) of a different way of using spot removal in the Develop module in Lightroom. Up ’till now I’ve only seemed to get a circle that I could enlarge or decrease the

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Before and after – Take 3

This time after doing the crop to straighten the horizon and centre the piece of driftwood, I did an exercise with the clarity, vibrance and saturation sliders in Lightroom. I’ve done this on several images in the past, but this time I tried every possible combination of them set to their maximum settings to see

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